Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Cover Page Document

Cover Page Document - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Feb. 29, 2020
Apr. 15, 2020
Entity Central Index Key 0000016918  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-29  
Document Type 10-K  
Document Annual Report true  
Document Period End Date Feb. 29, 2020  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-08495  
Entity Registrant Name CONSTELLATION BRANDS, INC.  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 16-0716709  
Entity Address, Address Line One 207 High Point Drive  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Building 100  
Entity Address, City or Town Victor  
Entity Address, State or Province NY  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 14564  
City Area Code 585  
Local Phone Number 678-7100  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Public Float $ 32,806,810,830  
Common Class A [Member]    
Title of 12(b) Security Class A Common Stock  
Trading Symbol STZ  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   167,852,917
Common Class B [Member]    
Title of 12(b) Security Class B Common Stock  
Trading Symbol STZ.B  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,293,136
Convertible Common Stock [Member]    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,694,803