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Casa Emma – Chianti Classico DOCG

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Appellation Chianti Classico

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 90% Sangiovese, 5% Malvasia Nera, 5% Canaiolo

Winemaking 10-15 day maceration on grape skin in stainless steel tanks.

Aging 12 months French Oak

Alcohol Content 14.0 %

Production 6,200 cases

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Concentrated mid ruby red with rich cherry nose and rich cherry fruit on the palate but with Sangiovese’s hallmark tanginess. Complex and approachable at the same time with a long and pleasant sip. Plentiful and generous with a good bite of tannins on the finish.

Overall Jovial & Complex

Mouthfeel Lingering tannins with good acidity & minerali

Aromas Cherry, Forest Fruits, Vanilla, Raspberry, and Violets

Selling Point An honest, organic rendition of a classic wine

Pairings Spicy Short Rib Pici, Roast Duck, Lamb Kebab

Awards 93 Wine Enthusiast (2018), 91 James Suckling (2018)

Sustainability Certified Organic t, Vegan t, Biodynamic In Practice t

The Story

There is no Tuscan meal that isn't elevated by a glass of Chianti Classico. This sustainable work of perseverance is the first wine ever made by Casa Emma, and will endure until the Bucalossi's passion runs dry (it won't).

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About Casa Emma

Brand Story

Founded in 1969, when Fiorella Lepri took a leap of faith and purchased the property from the Florentine noblewoman Emma Bizzarri. Maintaining her legacy through the name of the winery, “Casa Emma.”


Brand Story

Founded in 1969, when Fiorella Lepri took a leap of faith and purchased the property from the Florentine noblewoman Emma Bizzarri. Maintaining her legacy through the name of the winery, “Casa Emma.”

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