Grapes for Gran Selezione can be harvested only from the winery’s own vineyards
Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Riserva; 13.0% for Gran Selezione
Residual sugar: Maximum 4 g/l (0.4%)
Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 1 year (ERD = October 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = January 1, V+3); for Gran Selezione, minimum 30 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = July 1, V+3)
Last Disciplinare Modification:
Note: The basic level for Chianti Classico wines—that is, those not at the Riserva or Gran Selezione level—is referred to as Annata, although that is generally not a term used on labels.