Petrolo Galatrona Valdarno di Sopra 2018
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Petrolo Galatrona Valdarno di Sopra 2018 is an ample and balanced organic Merlot, hailing from the exceptional Val d’Arno di Sopra appellation in Tuscany. Careful selection of grapes from the 10Ha vineyard situated at an altitude of 300m asl, and blended with French oak tonneaux and barriques creates a harmonious wine with intense aromas and an elegant tannic structure. An impressive nose reveals aromas of blackberries, black and green olives, violets, and cigar box with a delicate balance of nuances of cardamom, berries, acidity, fruit, and tannin on the palate.
This sleek and elegant vintage, hailing from this exceptional terrior, has been met with universally ecstatic reviews. Gaining a remarkable 98 points from James Suckling for its balanced complexity and purity, and 97 points from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate for its carefully precise and whole presentation. Aged for 18/20 months in rigourously selected French Oak tonneaux and barriques, this captivating vintage and its unique terrior have been treated with the utmost respect by the celebrated winemaker Luca Sanjust. Utilizing natural/sustainable farming techniques since 2004, Petrolo is proud to have obtained Organic Certification in 2016, and has pushed forward its commitment to organic production with this vintage.
Truly captivating and simply unique, Petrolo Galatrona Valdarno di Sopra 2018 is a stunning example of the exceptional Merlots crafted by Luca Sanjust and the spectacular appeal of Val d’Arno di Sopra terrior. This majestic and organic vintage is meant for cellaring but can be enjoyed now.