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The Gallo Nero, symbol of the Chianti Classico

The Gallo Nero (Black Rooster), symbol of Chianti between history and legend

Chianti Classico is one of the best-known wines in the world, represented by the famous Gallo Nero. The history of this symbol has its roots in the Middle Ages and in a curious legend.

The legend of the Gallo Nero

Landscapes of Chianti
Landscapes of Chianti - Credit: Francesco Sgroi

The story behind the myth

Wines of excellence and ancient paths

Autumn in the vineyards of Chianti
Autumn in the vineyards of Chianti - Credit: Repuli
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