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Casa Emma – Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Appellation Chianti Classico

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 100% Sangiovese

Winemaking 20 day maceration on grape skin then placed in Austrian oak barrels for fermentation.

Aging 3 years in barrel, 1 year in bottle

Alcohol Content 14.0 %

Production 830 cases

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Very elegant wine with an amazing nose and with impressive structure and balance. Medium bodied is red fruited, satiny on the palate, with cheeky acids that effortlessy support the rich Sangiovese fruit., rendering this a Burgundian expression of the grape and place.

Overall Rich & Striking

Mouthfeel Persistent with chewy tannins

Aromas Blackberry, Balsamic hints, Cedar, Tobacco, Plums, Fruit Cake

Selling Point Peak of Chianti Classico with "tree-hugging" spirit

Pairings Pappardelle all'anatra, Slow Roasted Lamb

Awards 94 Wine Spectator (2015), 94 James Suckling (2015), 91 Robert Parker (2015)

Sustainability Certified Organic t, Biodynamic In Practice t

The Story

The best of the best grapes are pulled from each of the estate's vineyards and toiled over till the wine reaches perfection. This organic, biodynamically produced Gran Selezione is a game-changer in the Italian sector.

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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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