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Petrolo Galatrona, Tuscany, Italy 2020

Petrolo Galatrona.

Alcohol: 14.2% Red from Italy, Tuscany Year: 2020

The 2020 Petrolo Galatrona is an extraordinary wine that showcases the sheer brilliance of Merlot in the heart of Tuscany. Crafted with utmost dedication, this vintage mesmerizes with its intense crimson hue and captivating aromas of luscious black fruits, intertwined with subtle hints of oak and spice. On the palate, it unfolds gracefully, revealing a velvety texture, harmonious tannins, and a vibrant acidity that brings the flavors to life. The 2020 Petrolo Galatrona is a true masterpiece, exemplifying the seamless marriage of Tuscan terroir and the inherent elegance of Merlot, resulting in a wine of undeniable power and refined sophistication.

Grapes

Merlot

Mouthfeel

4/5
Body
4/5
Dry
4/5
Acidity
4/5
Tannins

Awards

James Suckling: 97 Wine Advocate: 96
$170.00 SGD
About Producer Nerdy stuff Serving

Petrolo is an esteemed wine producer nestled in the picturesque hills of Tuscany, Italy. With a deep-rooted passion for winemaking, they craft exceptional wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region. Petrolo's vineyards, carefully nurtured and sustainably farmed, yield grapes of exceptional quality. Their wines capture the essence of Tuscany, with a perfect balance of elegance, complexity, and vibrant flavors. From their renowned Galatrona Merlot to their Chianti Classico, each bottle from Petrolo tells a story of dedication, craftsmanship, and the artistry of Tuscan winemaking.

Fermentation

Natural vinification with native yeast in concrete vats with soft and frequent manual pumping over, followed by skin maceration for over 18 days.

Maturation

Spontaneous malo-lactic fermentation in wood. Maturation for about 18/20 months in rigorously selected French oak tonneaux and barriques, new for about a third. Constant batonnage of the fine lees for the first 8 months

Alcohol

14.2%

Acidity

5.45 g/L

Serving temperature

18°C

Decanting

1 hour in a decanter or a couple of hours in a bottle
 
 
 
 

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