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Chianti, Monti

Chianti, Monti (mōnˈtē kyänˈtē) [key], small range of the Apennines, c.15 mi (25 km) long, in Tuscany, central Italy, W of the Arno River; rises to c.3,000 ft (915 m). The celebrated Chianti wines are produced on its slopes.

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