The Legend of the Black Rooster, the Symbol of the Chianti ...

The Black Rooster is a very important symbol for all the Chianti Classico producers. When it is placed on the neck of a bottle, or on the label, it makes it possible to distinguish a wine that has been produced within the territory of Chianti Classico (a Chianti Classico wine) from those that have been produced outside the Chianti Classico territory, i.e., Chianti wines in Tuscany without the affix “Classico “ and ……

Rooster - Wikipedia

The emblem of Chianti Classico is a black rooster. A black cockerel was believed in medieval times to be a symbol of witchcraft along with the black cat, with the rooster "used as symbols of either virtue or vice" until modern times. Image gallery [ edit ]…