Chianti Classico DOCG regulation

Chianti Classic DOCG Law of origin of origin Certified as Canty DOC Wine in 1967. CANTY Classico is registered as a subregion. In 1984, the Kanty DOC was promoted to DOCG (founded in 1980). In 1996, Canty Classico became independent of Canty DOCG as a DOCG. Grape variety 80 ~ 100% of Sangiovese species. 20% can mix local black grapes.
(※ Chianti · Classic not normal Kanchi is a blend of 70%, 75% or
more of a Sangiovese type blend, it may be possible to add white grapes.) Ato Prohibited use of white grapes (2006 ~) ※ 100% Authorization of Sangiovese (1996-) Production area
How many is now approved for production in six of the ten provinces of Tuscany.

→ Gray area

Canti Classico is the cradle of Canti, only the hilly area between the 'classic area' 
of Siena and Florence is the area sanctioned by production. → Red area
Florence County

Greve in Chianti, Barberino Val d'Elsa, San Cassano Val di Pesa, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa

Province of Siena

Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Poggibonsi

An old Canty native region founded in 1932. However, the place that is not more than 700m height.

Area including calcareous marl (marl), clay soil, sand and stone

Total area 70000ha

Total area of ​​the vineyard 7000 hectares

Maximum grape yield per hectare

8000 kg

Minimum alcohol content



Base (Anna) May be sent after 1 October of the year following the harvest.

Riselva Aging for 24 months. Bottle aging for at least 3 months. Minimum alcohol content 12.5%

Gran Serezione Aging for 30 months. Bottle aging for at least 3 months. Cru (single field) or best harvest.