The main traditional product is, of course, the wine: Chianti Classico DOCG obtained, according to regulations, from pure Sangiovese grapes or Sangiovese blended with other red grapes (Canaiolo, Colorino) and it is the only wine allowed to mark its labels with the “Black Rooster” symbol since 1924.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil PDO Chianti Classico is obtained by cold pressing olive produced by trees of the Frantoio, Correggiolo, Moraiolo and Leccino varieties.
Vinsanto del Chianti Classico DOC is produced with white Malvasia and Trebbiano grapes that have been partially dried before pressing. The Chianti Classico district is a zone of strong culinary traditions that have incorporated the culture of farm cooking, the nobility of Chianina beef and the great variety of deli meats made from pork, Cinta Senese hogs and boar. Recently the ancient cultivation of saffron was resumed.