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Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC

Region: Toscana

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1995

Vineyard Area: 36 ha / 89 acres (2019)

Production: 630 hl / 7,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 60% Malvasia Bianca di Candia, Malvasia Bianca Lunga (aka Malvasia del Chianti), and/or Trebbiano Toscano + OAG
  • Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice (Ro, 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: 10.5% (16.0% potential)
  • Aging: Minimum approx. 3 years, including 24 months in caratelli (small barrels; ERD = November 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

2022-04-08

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