Try three Tuscan classics from Casa Emma at our free Friday tasting
The words “Tuscany” and “Chianti” have a tendency to set pulses racing among romantic italophiles and traditional wine lovers. Unsurprising then, that Casa Emma is one of Vino’s most popular producers. Around the hills of San Donato in Poggio, the company cultivates Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Malvasia Nera and Merlot at 1,300 feet above sea level – an elevation which results in a longer growing season and increased aromas in the fruit.
Located in Barberino Val d’Elsa on the western edge of the Chianti Classico zone, the Buccalossi family acquired the Casa Emma estate in 1972 from Florentine noblewoman Emma Bizzarri, to whose name the company obviously remains connected. Today, Fiorella Lepri, with the help of renowned enologist Carlo Ferrini, employs certain modern vinification techniques, to produce the best possible expression of Casa Emma’s terroir and some of the finest Chianti we’ve tasted.
We’re now well into October, and the staff at Vino have been enjoying some heartier meals, the kind of dishes which require a strong wine to match. We certainly love a robust red in the cooler months, and in times like these, one at an affordable price. If you feel the same way look no further than Casa Emma. The Tuscan winery produce these three classics you’ll have the chance to taste this Friday afternoon at Vino’s free tasting. In addition, all three wines will be available at a special 10% discount for one week only!
Chianti Classico 2005
Sale Price: $19.80
A blend of Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 5% e Malvasia Nera 5%, Casa Emma’s Chianti Classico requires judicious aging in new wood, allowing for a gentle oxygenation.
Chianti Classico Riserva 2004
Sale Price: $42.70
Casa Emma’s Chianti Classico Riserva is made using Sangiovese grapes, with the addition of smaller amounts of Malvasia Nera. This wine spends 2 years in traditional large oak barrels and shows aging potential of up to ten years.
Sale Price: $52.80
Casa Emma’s Soloìo is made from 100% Merlot grapes grown in one of the winery’s most prized vineyard sites. 18 months aging in French oak bring out the lush, opulent fruit and chocolate flavors of this truly decadent wine.
FREE Casa Emma Tasting
Friday, October 17
121 East 27th Street
New York, NY 10016
For more information call 212-725-6516 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.