Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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12 Months Ended
Feb. 28, 2021
Apr. 14, 2021
Aug. 31, 2020
Entity Central Index Key 0000016918    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-28    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Feb. 28, 2021    
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    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 29,984,320,148
Common Class A      
Title of 12(b) Security Class A Common Stock    
Trading Symbol STZ    
Security Exchange Name NYSE    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   170,152,810  
Common Class B      
Title of 12(b) Security Class B Common Stock    
Trading Symbol STZ.B    
Security Exchange Name NYSE    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,261,188  
Convertible Common Stock      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   613,717