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Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1995

Vineyard Area: 38 ha / 94 acres (2017)

Production: 680 hl / 7,600 cases (2017)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

DESSERT 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

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