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Casa Emma – Chianti Classico Riserva

Italy
Tuscany
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Tuscany > Chianti

Appellation Chianti Classico

Varietal Sangiovese

Cepage 95% Sangiovese, 5% Malvasia Nera

Winemaking 18 day open barrel maceration then fermented in stainless steel.

Aging 2 yrs in oak barrels from Allier

Alcohol Content 14.0 %

Production 1650 cases

Serendipity Markets California, National, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Structured and fresh, with black cherry and blackberry fruit, complemented by wet earth, leather and tobacco accents. This Riserva showed the excellent sense of place, and grape, with flavors and depth that expanded, adding the value of this wine.

Overall Intense & Persistent

Mouthfeel Delicate & chewy with ripe tannins

Aromas Plum Pudding, Blackberry, Vanilla, Baking Spice, Leather, Cedar, Cherry

Selling Point Delightful organic elevation of an Italian staple

Pairings Beef Bolognese, Aged Cheese with Salumi, Pork Belly Banh Mi

Awards 94 James Suckling (2015), 92 Robert Parker (2015), 92 Wine Spectator (2015)

Sustainability Certified Organic t, Biodynamic In Practice t

The Story

As opposed to its goose-raised counterpart, this riserva iscrafted through more traditional methods by the winery whilst remaining sustainable. Picked from two contrasting vineyards, this elevated piece of Italy is complex and vibrant.

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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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