Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC

Vin Santo del Chianti Classico See Toscana (historic center) map, ref #19
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1995
Vineyard Area: 57 ha / 141 acres (2014)
Production: 710 hl / 7,890 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
177437030-Raisinating grapesDESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 60% Malvasia Bianca Lunga (aka Malvasia del Chianti) and/or Trebbiano Toscano + OAG
  • Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice (RoSw): Minimum 80% Sangiovese + OAG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 700 m (2,300 ft)
  • Grapes must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum sugar level of 270 g/l (27.0%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% (16.0% potential)
  • Aging: Minimum approx. 3 years, including 24 months in caratelli (small barrels; ERD = November 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011