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    Petrolo

    About Petrolo

    One of Tuscany’s leading estates, Petrolo will be a familiar name to oenophiles across the globe. Located just one mile east of the Chianti Classico region, it shares much of the same terroir in its soil typography with a touch more elevation at 450 metres above sea level. Rocky, cool and bathed in Tuscan sunshine, this property is perhaps most famous for its Galatrona cuvée, one of Italy’s finest Merlots.


    Petrolo was founded by the grandfather of current winemaker Luca Sanjust in 1947. At Petrolo, they are down-to-earth and obsessed with quality, caring much more for the wine in the bottle than for building flash wineries or participating in gimmicky marketing exercises. The wine is dense and opulent as would be expected from a top-quality Merlot, but with beautiful freshness and finesse – this is a wine that has been made with love. 


    Viniculture

    Galatrona is the estate’s flagship cuvée, the undisputed king of these hills, sourced from a small vineyard of the same name. Planted in the 1980s with low-yielding Bordeaux clone Merlot vines, the vineyard’s soil is an archetypal composition of deeply rich clay with veins of schist, marl and sandstone imbuing stunning minerality to the effortlessly generous and elegant fruit. Inspired by the great producers of Pomerol, Galatrona is crowned as a worthy rival to the likes of Pétrus, Le Pin and Masseto.


    There are numerous strings to the mighty bow that is Petrolo, not least of which is their single-vineyard range of Bòggina A, Bòggina B and Bòggina C.


    Bòggina A and Bòggina C are both pure Sangiovese expressions hailed from different plots and terroirs. Bòggina B is a pure expression of the ancient Italian Trebbiano varietal, a grape with which collectors should become increasingly familiar due to its sensational complexity at the hands of producers such as Petrolo.

    List Grid

    22 Products

    Prices: In Bond Inc. VAT
    Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
    Petrolo Boggina C 2015 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £192.47
    2015

    Petrolo Boggina C 2015 (6x75cl)
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    7-9 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 67 - Inc. VAT: £192.47
    Petrolo Boggina C 2018 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £277.07
    2018

    Petrolo Boggina C 2018 (6x75cl)

    Vinous (96)

    The 2018 Bòggina C (Bòggina Classico) is another superb wine from Petrolo. Here, Sangiovese is aged in oak, which gives the wine more mid-palate depth and broader shoulders, which, frankly, the wine seems to benefit from. Dark cherry, licorice, leather, spice and menthol build as the 2018 shows everything its got. Impressive.
    In Stock in France

    Tuscany 6x75cl 2 96 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £277.07
    Petrolo Galatrona 2003 (1x300cl)
    Inc. VAT: £391.12
    2003

    Petrolo Galatrona 2003 (1x300cl)

    Vinous (91)

    The 2003 Galatrona opens with a huge super-ripe nose. It is a big, plump effort packed with ripe red fruit, chocolate, tar, leather and scorched earth notes on an expansive, sumptuous frame. Today it does not appear to be built for the long haul and my impression is that it will offer its best drinking relatively early.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x300cl 1 91 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £391.12
    Petrolo Galatrona 2010 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £514.07
    2010

    Petrolo Galatrona 2010 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (93)

    The 2010 Galatrona seems to be going through a closed phase at the moment, or perhaps the bottle we opened was not exemplary. The wine boasts an inky dark appearance with sweet aromas of red rose and sweet cherry. You need to swirl your glass with great vigor to dig down deeper. As you do, it slowly releases tones of toasted nut, exotic spice and dark leather. Overall, the bouquet offers less intensity (especially compared to the exuberant, hot vintages 2011 and 2012 tasted prior to this wine in our vertical tasting). The wine ends with integrated fruit flavors and a pretty point of fresh acidity.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 93 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £514.07
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x150cl)
    Inc. VAT: £246.55
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x150cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 10 95 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £246.55
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x300cl)
    Inc. VAT: £469.12
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x300cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x300cl 5 95 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £469.12
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x600cl)
    Inc. VAT: £931.02
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x600cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x600cl 1 95 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £931.02
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £616.07
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (6x75cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 10 95 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £616.07
    Petrolo Galatrona 2012 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £505.67
    2012

    Petrolo Galatrona 2012 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (96)

    Very racy and refined with bright acidity and a blueberry and dark-chocolate character. Love the interplay of acidity and ripe fruit. Minerals and dark fruits, too. Very Pomerol. Pure merlot.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 3 96 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £505.67
    Petrolo Galatrona 2013 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £530.87
    2013

    Petrolo Galatrona 2013 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (98)

    The violets and blackberries show wonderfully on the nose here, yet this remains subtle and complete with hints of walnuts. Full body, ultra-fine and firm tannins and a beautiful fruit and mineral undertone. Tight and substantial. So layered. Another example of finesse and beauty here with this pure merlot. Better in 2018.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £530.87
    Petrolo Galatrona 2014 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £478.07
    2014

    Petrolo Galatrona 2014 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    The polish and fine texture to this 2014 is impressive with blueberry, dark chocolate and light walnut aromas and flavors. Medium body, integrated tannins and a long, refined finish. Serious sense for the vintage. Better in 2017.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    ~1 week

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 95 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £478.07
    Petrolo Galatrona 2015 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £556.07
    2015

    Petrolo Galatrona 2015 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (99)

    Terrific aromas of violets, roses and raspberries with hints of strawberries and brown sugar. Full body. Phenomenal layers of focused fruit and polished velvety tannins. This is the Galatrona that everyone has been waiting for. It's the vintage that shows depth and power yet wonderful finesse and focus. Best ever. Drink from 2023 but already electrifying.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 33 99 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £556.07
    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x150cl)
    Inc. VAT: £212.95
    2016

    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x150cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    This is the flagship wine from Luca Sanjust's Petrolo estate located not too far from Arezzo in the Valdarno area of eastern Tuscany. The 2016 Galatrona is indeed a masterpiece to behold. This wine offers thick layering and deep intensity with aromas that offer an incredible range, starting off with luscious dark chocolate on one side and ending with fragrant white truffle on the far end of its long aromatic trajectory. You get plummy fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and tilled earth packed tight in between. This full-bodied Merlot is softly textured and succulent with long-lasting flavor intensity on the close. Petrolo's Merlot is planted in a ten-hectare parcel distinguished by thick clay soils. I have been watching Galatrona's evolution for years and have tasted the wine on occasion in various vertical tastings. This is my favorite vintage made thus far.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 6 98 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £212.95
    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x300cl)
    Inc. VAT: £398.32
    2016

    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x300cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    This is the flagship wine from Luca Sanjust's Petrolo estate located not too far from Arezzo in the Valdarno area of eastern Tuscany. The 2016 Galatrona is indeed a masterpiece to behold. This wine offers thick layering and deep intensity with aromas that offer an incredible range, starting off with luscious dark chocolate on one side and ending with fragrant white truffle on the far end of its long aromatic trajectory. You get plummy fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and tilled earth packed tight in between. This full-bodied Merlot is softly textured and succulent with long-lasting flavor intensity on the close. Petrolo's Merlot is planted in a ten-hectare parcel distinguished by thick clay soils. I have been watching Galatrona's evolution for years and have tasted the wine on occasion in various vertical tastings. This is my favorite vintage made thus far.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x300cl 1 98 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £398.32
    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £556.07
    2016

    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    This is the flagship wine from Luca Sanjust's Petrolo estate located not too far from Arezzo in the Valdarno area of eastern Tuscany. The 2016 Galatrona is indeed a masterpiece to behold. This wine offers thick layering and deep intensity with aromas that offer an incredible range, starting off with luscious dark chocolate on one side and ending with fragrant white truffle on the far end of its long aromatic trajectory. You get plummy fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and tilled earth packed tight in between. This full-bodied Merlot is softly textured and succulent with long-lasting flavor intensity on the close. Petrolo's Merlot is planted in a ten-hectare parcel distinguished by thick clay soils. I have been watching Galatrona's evolution for years and have tasted the wine on occasion in various vertical tastings. This is my favorite vintage made thus far.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 4 98 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £556.07
    Petrolo Galatrona 2018 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £527.27
    2018

    Petrolo Galatrona 2018 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (98)

    Aromas of blackberries, black olives, green olive, and violets. It’s really aromatic. Full-bodied, yet so precise and polished with creamy, layered tannins that caress your palate. It’s extremely persistent and goes on for minutes. Only 40% new wood. Really balanced. All about purity and complexity From organically grown grapes. Try after 2023.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 6 98 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £527.27
    Petrolo Galatrona 2019 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £505.07
    2019

    Petrolo Galatrona 2019 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (99)

    Blackberries and black cherries with lavender and violets on the nose. Full-bodied with velvety, chewy tannins, yet the fruit is very intense with vibrancy and energy. Muscular, yet agile. Pure and poised. A unique definition of merlot in Tuscany. Drink after 2025.
    Estimated Arrival to France:
    4-5 months

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 99 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £505.07
    Petrolo Torrione 2011 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £172.07
    2011

    Petrolo Torrione 2011 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (94)

    There's a beautiful purity of fruit to this young red with currants and raspberries on the nose and palate. It's full-bodied with fine tannins and a fresh, clean finish. Precise and very fine. Best ever from here. A blend of sangiovese and merlot. Wonderful value for the quality. Drink or hold.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 7 94 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £172.07
    Petrolo Torrione 2015 (1x150cl)
    Inc. VAT: £96.55
    2015

    Petrolo Torrione 2015 (1x150cl)

    Vinous (90)

    The 2015 Torrione is gorgeous. Bright fruit and expressive floral notes give the Torrione striking energy. Hints of smoke, tobacco and game add further shades of complexity as the wine gains volume and nuance with air. Above all else, though, what stands out is an emphasis on energy that is quite a departure from the Petrolo style of years past. The 2015 is a winner. Don’t miss it.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 4 90 (VN) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £96.55
    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (1x150cl)
    Inc. VAT: £96.55
    2016

    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (1x150cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    Aromas of dried flowers, dried berries, cherries and hints of stones. Full-bodied, very firm and silky. An intense underlying energy of acidity and a lovely finish. 75% sangiovese, 20% merlot and 5% cabernet sauvignon. One of the best ever? Drink in 2020.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 7 95 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £96.55
    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £209.27
    2016

    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    Aromas of dried flowers, dried berries, cherries and hints of stones. Full-bodied, very firm and silky. An intense underlying energy of acidity and a lovely finish. 75% sangiovese, 20% merlot and 5% cabernet sauvignon. One of the best ever? Drink in 2020.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 95 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £209.27
    Petrolo Torrione 2018 (6x75cl)
    Inc. VAT: £169.67
    2018

    Petrolo Torrione 2018 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    A red with plenty of blackberry, black-olive, floral and oyster-shell character. It’s full-bodied, yet layered, extremely polished and beautiful. A dusty texture. Hazelnut and walnut undertones. From organically grown grapes. A little more merlot and cabernet sauvignon in the blend. Gorgeous now, but better after 2021 and onwards.
    5 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Tuscany 6x75cl 3 95 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £169.67
    Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
    Petrolo Boggina C 2015 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £147.00
    2015

    Petrolo Boggina C 2015 (6x75cl)
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    7-9 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 67 - In Bond: £147.00
    Petrolo Boggina C 2018 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £217.50
    2018

    Petrolo Boggina C 2018 (6x75cl)

    Vinous (96)

    The 2018 Bòggina C (Bòggina Classico) is another superb wine from Petrolo. Here, Sangiovese is aged in oak, which gives the wine more mid-palate depth and broader shoulders, which, frankly, the wine seems to benefit from. Dark cherry, licorice, leather, spice and menthol build as the 2018 shows everything its got. Impressive.
    In Stock in France

    Tuscany 6x75cl 2 96 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £217.50
    Petrolo Galatrona 2003 (1x300cl)
    In Bond: £317.00
    2003

    Petrolo Galatrona 2003 (1x300cl)

    Vinous (91)

    The 2003 Galatrona opens with a huge super-ripe nose. It is a big, plump effort packed with ripe red fruit, chocolate, tar, leather and scorched earth notes on an expansive, sumptuous frame. Today it does not appear to be built for the long haul and my impression is that it will offer its best drinking relatively early.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x300cl 1 91 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £317.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2010 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £415.00
    2010

    Petrolo Galatrona 2010 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (93)

    The 2010 Galatrona seems to be going through a closed phase at the moment, or perhaps the bottle we opened was not exemplary. The wine boasts an inky dark appearance with sweet aromas of red rose and sweet cherry. You need to swirl your glass with great vigor to dig down deeper. As you do, it slowly releases tones of toasted nut, exotic spice and dark leather. Overall, the bouquet offers less intensity (especially compared to the exuberant, hot vintages 2011 and 2012 tasted prior to this wine in our vertical tasting). The wine ends with integrated fruit flavors and a pretty point of fresh acidity.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 93 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £415.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x150cl)
    In Bond: £201.00
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x150cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 10 95 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £201.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x300cl)
    In Bond: £382.00
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x300cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x300cl 5 95 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £382.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x600cl)
    In Bond: £758.00
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (1x600cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x600cl 1 95 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £758.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £500.00
    2011

    Petrolo Galatrona 2011 (6x75cl)

    Vinous (95)

    Petrolo's 2011 Galatrona is just as impressive this year as it was last year. A vivid, voluptuous wine, the 2011 literally jumps from the glass, showing superb intensity, power and depth. Mocha, black cherries, smoke, tobacco and leather are some of the many notes that inform this drop-dead gorgeous, extroverted Galatrona. The style is overt and unabashedly ripe, but all the elements are in the right place. Galatrona fans will adore the 2011. What a gorgeous wine this is.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 10 95 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £500.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2012 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £408.00
    2012

    Petrolo Galatrona 2012 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (96)

    Very racy and refined with bright acidity and a blueberry and dark-chocolate character. Love the interplay of acidity and ripe fruit. Minerals and dark fruits, too. Very Pomerol. Pure merlot.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 3 96 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £408.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2013 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £429.00
    2013

    Petrolo Galatrona 2013 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (98)

    The violets and blackberries show wonderfully on the nose here, yet this remains subtle and complete with hints of walnuts. Full body, ultra-fine and firm tannins and a beautiful fruit and mineral undertone. Tight and substantial. So layered. Another example of finesse and beauty here with this pure merlot. Better in 2018.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £429.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2014 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £385.00
    2014

    Petrolo Galatrona 2014 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    The polish and fine texture to this 2014 is impressive with blueberry, dark chocolate and light walnut aromas and flavors. Medium body, integrated tannins and a long, refined finish. Serious sense for the vintage. Better in 2017.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    ~1 week

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 95 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £385.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2015 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £450.00
    2015

    Petrolo Galatrona 2015 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (99)

    Terrific aromas of violets, roses and raspberries with hints of strawberries and brown sugar. Full body. Phenomenal layers of focused fruit and polished velvety tannins. This is the Galatrona that everyone has been waiting for. It's the vintage that shows depth and power yet wonderful finesse and focus. Best ever. Drink from 2023 but already electrifying.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 33 99 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £450.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x150cl)
    In Bond: £173.00
    2016

    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x150cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    This is the flagship wine from Luca Sanjust's Petrolo estate located not too far from Arezzo in the Valdarno area of eastern Tuscany. The 2016 Galatrona is indeed a masterpiece to behold. This wine offers thick layering and deep intensity with aromas that offer an incredible range, starting off with luscious dark chocolate on one side and ending with fragrant white truffle on the far end of its long aromatic trajectory. You get plummy fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and tilled earth packed tight in between. This full-bodied Merlot is softly textured and succulent with long-lasting flavor intensity on the close. Petrolo's Merlot is planted in a ten-hectare parcel distinguished by thick clay soils. I have been watching Galatrona's evolution for years and have tasted the wine on occasion in various vertical tastings. This is my favorite vintage made thus far.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 6 98 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £173.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x300cl)
    In Bond: £323.00
    2016

    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (1x300cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    This is the flagship wine from Luca Sanjust's Petrolo estate located not too far from Arezzo in the Valdarno area of eastern Tuscany. The 2016 Galatrona is indeed a masterpiece to behold. This wine offers thick layering and deep intensity with aromas that offer an incredible range, starting off with luscious dark chocolate on one side and ending with fragrant white truffle on the far end of its long aromatic trajectory. You get plummy fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and tilled earth packed tight in between. This full-bodied Merlot is softly textured and succulent with long-lasting flavor intensity on the close. Petrolo's Merlot is planted in a ten-hectare parcel distinguished by thick clay soils. I have been watching Galatrona's evolution for years and have tasted the wine on occasion in various vertical tastings. This is my favorite vintage made thus far.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x300cl 1 98 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £323.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £450.00
    2016

    Petrolo Galatrona 2016 (6x75cl)

    Wine Advocate (98)

    This is the flagship wine from Luca Sanjust's Petrolo estate located not too far from Arezzo in the Valdarno area of eastern Tuscany. The 2016 Galatrona is indeed a masterpiece to behold. This wine offers thick layering and deep intensity with aromas that offer an incredible range, starting off with luscious dark chocolate on one side and ending with fragrant white truffle on the far end of its long aromatic trajectory. You get plummy fruit, spice, sweet tobacco and tilled earth packed tight in between. This full-bodied Merlot is softly textured and succulent with long-lasting flavor intensity on the close. Petrolo's Merlot is planted in a ten-hectare parcel distinguished by thick clay soils. I have been watching Galatrona's evolution for years and have tasted the wine on occasion in various vertical tastings. This is my favorite vintage made thus far.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 4 98 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £450.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2018 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £426.00
    2018

    Petrolo Galatrona 2018 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (98)

    Aromas of blackberries, black olives, green olive, and violets. It’s really aromatic. Full-bodied, yet so precise and polished with creamy, layered tannins that caress your palate. It’s extremely persistent and goes on for minutes. Only 40% new wood. Really balanced. All about purity and complexity From organically grown grapes. Try after 2023.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 6 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £426.00
    Petrolo Galatrona 2019 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £407.50
    2019

    Petrolo Galatrona 2019 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (99)

    Blackberries and black cherries with lavender and violets on the nose. Full-bodied with velvety, chewy tannins, yet the fruit is very intense with vibrancy and energy. Muscular, yet agile. Pure and poised. A unique definition of merlot in Tuscany. Drink after 2025.
    Estimated Arrival to France:
    4-5 months

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 99 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £407.50
    Petrolo Torrione 2011 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £130.00
    2011

    Petrolo Torrione 2011 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (94)

    There's a beautiful purity of fruit to this young red with currants and raspberries on the nose and palate. It's full-bodied with fine tannins and a fresh, clean finish. Precise and very fine. Best ever from here. A blend of sangiovese and merlot. Wonderful value for the quality. Drink or hold.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 6x75cl 7 94 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £130.00
    Petrolo Torrione 2015 (1x150cl)
    In Bond: £76.00
    2015

    Petrolo Torrione 2015 (1x150cl)

    Vinous (90)

    The 2015 Torrione is gorgeous. Bright fruit and expressive floral notes give the Torrione striking energy. Hints of smoke, tobacco and game add further shades of complexity as the wine gains volume and nuance with air. Above all else, though, what stands out is an emphasis on energy that is quite a departure from the Petrolo style of years past. The 2015 is a winner. Don’t miss it.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 4 90 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £76.00
    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (1x150cl)
    In Bond: £76.00
    2016

    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (1x150cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    Aromas of dried flowers, dried berries, cherries and hints of stones. Full-bodied, very firm and silky. An intense underlying energy of acidity and a lovely finish. 75% sangiovese, 20% merlot and 5% cabernet sauvignon. One of the best ever? Drink in 2020.
    Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
    5-7 weeks

    Tuscany 1x150cl 7 95 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £76.00
    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £161.00
    2016

    Petrolo Torrione 2016 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    Aromas of dried flowers, dried berries, cherries and hints of stones. Full-bodied, very firm and silky. An intense underlying energy of acidity and a lovely finish. 75% sangiovese, 20% merlot and 5% cabernet sauvignon. One of the best ever? Drink in 2020.
    1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Tuscany 6x75cl 1 95 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £161.00
    Petrolo Torrione 2018 (6x75cl)
    In Bond: £128.00
    2018

    Petrolo Torrione 2018 (6x75cl)

    James Suckling (95)

    A red with plenty of blackberry, black-olive, floral and oyster-shell character. It’s full-bodied, yet layered, extremely polished and beautiful. A dusty texture. Hazelnut and walnut undertones. From organically grown grapes. A little more merlot and cabernet sauvignon in the blend. Gorgeous now, but better after 2021 and onwards.
    5 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

    Tuscany 6x75cl 3 95 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £128.00

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