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Chianti Classico Area

chianti classico: 300 years of history

When she was just 6 years old, Lia visited Lucca, Tuscany with her father and met her Aunt Laura for the first time. Then from the time she was just 11 years old, Lia spent every summer with Aunt Laura and her cousins, immersing herself in the culture of their family.

Grand Duke

1716

Cosimo III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, officially delimited the production zone of Chianti wine.

Consortium

1924

Creation of the Consortium for the Protection of Chianti wine and its mark of origin; the trademark chosen is the Black Rooster.

Classico

1932

The adjective ``Classico`` is added by ministerial decree to distinguish the original Chianti from the wine made outside the territory delimited in 1716.

DOCG

1984

Chianti Classico obtains DOCG status (Controlled and Guaranteed Denomination of Origin), the highest recognition for premium Italian wines.

Independent DOCG

1996

should be Independent DOCG

Chianti Classico Production zone

2010

A change to an Italian law bans the production of Chianti wine in Chianti Classico production zone.

Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico

2013

The assembly of the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico members approves a set of changes to production regulations leading to an authentic revamping of the denomination. Gran Selezione is born.

Today

2019

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