• "Inarno" Sangiovese Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC 2018 (BIO)

      “Inarno” Sangiovese Val d’Arno di Sopra DOC 2018 (BIO)

      Inarno is a joint project of friendly neighbouring winegrowers of the region, who deliver the grapes and Petrolo, who do the handicraft and authentic vinification. A traditionally made and yet modern, fresh Sangiovese full of beauty and generosity in its aroma and richness. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The 2018 Inarno is juicy, boisterous and flat out delicious. Super-ripe red cherry, leather, cedar, spice and tobacco all race out of the glass in a plush, forward wine with tremendous appeal. Best of all Inarno is a ridiculous value." Vinous

      • Vinous:89 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: cement tank
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,50 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,25 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,85 g/l
      • Sulfite: 78 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,58
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Torrione" Rosso Toscana IGT 2015

      “Torrione” Rosso Toscana IGT 2015

      Bright garnet red. In the nose plums and sour cherries, accompanied by tobacco nuances. The finely woven tannins combine wonderfully with the notes of red fruits and liquorice in the finish. Very clear and balanced. SUPERIORE.DE

      "On the ripe and sweet side, the 2015 Val d'Arno di Sopra Torrione is a terrific, easy-drinking red wine made near Arezzo in Tuscany. The bouquet is soft and sunny with red fruit aromas, cherry and crème de cassis. The wine offers a mid-weight finish with bright acidity that is characteristic of Sangiovese." Robert Parker

      "Lovely aromas of sweet fruit, flowers such as violets and black olives. Sandalwood undertones. Full body and extremely fine tannins. Persistent and sexy. Shows such intensity and finesse." James Suckling

      "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." VINOUS

      "This is lean and taut, with cherry, leather, tobacco, earth and iron flavors. Leans to the dry side in the end, but has depth and character. Turns more elegant and complex with air." Wine Spectator

      • Bibenda:
      • Doctor Wine:92 points
      • Robert Parker:90 points
      • Vinous:90 points
      • Wine Spectator :91 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 14 months barrique/Tonneau
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,30 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,86 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 101 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,65
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Bòggina" Sangiovese Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC 2014

      “Bòggina” Sangiovese Val d’Arno di Sopra DOC 2014

      In the bouquet the whole fullness of Sangiovese: sour cherry, plum, various floral notes and spices. The filigree tannins lend elegance to the palate, accompanied by subtle nuances of mint and chocolate. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Very fine and silky with a tight and polished texture that shows wonderful length and definition. Medium body, pretty cherry and citrus character and a long and subtle finish. Well done for a difficult vintage." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :90 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months large wooden barrel / tonneau
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,90 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 90 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,56
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Bòggina C" Sangiovese Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC 2015

      “Bòggina C” Sangiovese Val d’Arno di Sopra DOC 2015

      The C in the name of the Boggina stands for the Classico, matured for about 18 months in the large wood and tonneau: in the bouquet the whole fullness of Sangiovese - sour cherry, plum, diverse floral notes and spices. The filigree tannins lend elegance to the palate, accompanied by subtle nuances of mint and chocolate. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Sour cherry, tea and tobacco aromas. Bright, juicy fruit core on a finessed palate with herbal complexity. Good length." Decanter

      "A dense and beautiful young sangiovese with dried cherry, orange rind and flowers. Full body, tight and silky with a long and seamless finish. Tannic and structured. A fantastic sangiovese. Aged in cask. No new wood. Give it two to three years to soften." James Suckling

      "Sangiovese from the central rows of Petrolo’s Bòggina vineyard ferments in cement tanks and rests in a mix of large French oak casks and tonneaux for 18 months, giving a wine with dark cherry flavors accented by black spice. It feels woodsy and earthy, with lively acidity and a cooling ferrous tone." Wine&Spirits

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :90 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Decanter :90 points / silver medal
      • Wine&Spirits:90 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months large wooden barrel / tonneau
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,90 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 90 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,56
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2028+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Bòggina C" Sangiovese Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC 2016 (BIO)

      “Bòggina C” Sangiovese Val d’Arno di Sopra DOC 2016 (BIO)

      The C in the name of the Boggina stands for the "Classico" which was built in the large wood and tonneau for about 18 months: In the bouquet the whole fullness of Sangiovese - sour cherry, plum, diverse floral notes and spices. The delicate tannins lend elegance to the palate, yet it is the archetype of a tight and wonderfully precise Sangiovese with impressive depth. SUPERIORE.DE

      "This vibrant, balanced red is rich, with plum, cherry, iron and tobacco notes. Firms up nicely, suggesting a decade or more of development ahead, ending with a tangy aftertaste of fruit and mineral." Wine Spectator

      "The 2016 Bòggina C, 100% Sangiovese vinified in cement and aged in oak, is a total knock-out. Readers will find a wine endowed with fabulous richness and depth. Black cherry, plum, lavender, spice and espresso all flesh out in a generous, deeply expressive wine that is ample and nuanced at the same time." Antonio Galloni

      "The 2016 Val d'Arno di Sopra Bòggina C is a pure expression of Sangiovese from vines planted in 1952. Give the wine a little time to open in the glass; once it does, it offers a beautiful display of forest fruit, spice, leather and earthy tones. Unlike the Bòggina A that is aged in amphorae, the Bòggina C is fermented in concrete vats using ambient yeasts. It sees extended maceration times and is aged in French 40-hectoliter casks and tonneaux. Some 11,000 bottles were made. This single-vineyard expression of Sangiovese reveals impeccable balance and elegance." Robert Parker

      "This is so focused and precise with fantastic depth and beauty. A pure definition of sangiovese. Full-bodied, tight and refined. Yet, full of strength and length. Succulent, too. A single-vineyard wine with soul." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Robert Parker:94+ points
      • Vinous:94 points
      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:96 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 18 months large wooden barrel / tonneau
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,35 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,85 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,05 g/l
      • Sulfite: 95 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,49
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2028+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Bòggina A" Sangiovese Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC 2016 (BIO)

      “Bòggina A” Sangiovese Val d’Arno di Sopra DOC 2016 (BIO)

      The A in the name of the Boggina stands for the natural wine aged in terracotta amphoras of 400-600 Liters each for approx. 6 months, which is bottled in a quantity of just 1,200 bottles without any further addition of sulphites. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Bright, bright garnet red. Opened with a pronounced earthy note, followed by cranberries and raspberries. On the palate a lot of fine-meshed tannin, interwoven with fine enamel, very clear and juicy." Falstaff

      "The 2016 Bòggina A is 100% Sangiovese done in amphora. Crushed flowers, dried rose petals, mint, sweet tobacco and savory herbs give the wine much of its distinctive, pungent personality. Time in the glass helps soften some of the more angular contours that are present initially, while also allowing the aromatics to fully emerge." VINOUS

      "This is elegant, offering cherry, plum, tobacco, leather and earth flavors, backed by lively acidity. Harmonious and long, echoing the leather and tobacco elements, with a hint of mineral." Wine Spectator

      "Extremely refined and beautiful with tight density of fruit and polished, linear tannins. Full to medium body and a bright, beautiful finish. Iron and stones, too. Made in amphora." James Suckling

      "Aged in amphorae, the 2016 Val d'Arno di Sopra Bòggina A is a pure expression of Sangiovese. The wine is beautifully ethereal, delicate and fragile, showing focused purity and intensity at the same time. In a nutshell, this wine embraces all the best characteristic of this iconic vintage, especially in terms of the crystalline authenticity of its varietal aromas. Luca Sanjust experimented with Spanish clay vessels and then went back to Tuscan terracotta amphorae made with clay from Impruneta (not far from Florence). This wine is light and luminous with mid-weight texture but a very long and silky finish. It is a true beauty." Robert Parker

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Robert Parker:95 points
      • Vinous:92 points
      • Wine Spectator :93 points
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Falstaff:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 6 months in terracotta amphora
      • Development: amphora
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,40 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,05 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,95 g/l
      • Sulfite: 14,80 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,47
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Bòggina A" Sangiovese Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC 2015

      “Bòggina A” Sangiovese Val d’Arno di Sopra DOC 2015

      The A in the name of the Boggina stands for the natural wine aged in terracotta amphoras of 400-600 litres each for approx. 6 months, which is bottled in a quantity of just 1,200 bottles without any further addition of sulphites. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Very perfumed aromas of plum, dried berry, cedar, and flower. Full body, with velvety tannins and a juicy finish. Love the texture and richness to this wine. Fascinating smoky undertone. Amphora gives it a life and energy of its own. No wood." James Suckling

      "Bright ruby of pale to medium intensity. Warm, fragrant, almost burnt aromas and real texture and tension. The wine really does taste as though it had little bits of clay dissolved in it – but rather agreeably. Long and vibrant." Jancis Robinson

      "Bòggina A originated in 2011, when Sanjust decided to ferment and age a portion of the wine in amphorae. The 2015 Bòggina A is a delicious rendering of unadorned sangiovese, its fresh red-cherry flavors brimming with vibrant acidity. Lean and taut at first, the wine fleshes out with exposure to air, evolving into darker fruit tones tinged with anise and fennel." Wine&Spirits

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Vinibuoni:
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Jancis Robinson:17,5 points
      • Wine&Spirits:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 6 months in terracotta amphora
      • Development: amphora
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,90 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 15 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,56
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2022
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Bòggina B" Trebbiano Toscana IGT 2017 (BIO)

      “Bòggina B” Trebbiano Toscana IGT 2017 (BIO)

      Bòggina Bianco is a very tasty and fresh Trebbiano from about 50 years old vines. It was born out of Luca Sanjust's encounter with Lucien Le Moine (Mounir Souma), a major producer in Burgundy, who contributed significantly to the success of this extraordinary project with his inspiration and know-how. Vinification takes place in French oak barrels and tonneaux, specially produced for this wine and selected by Lucien Le Moine. The wine remains "sur lies" (on the yeast) for the entire aging period of over 2 years, which gives it an extraordinarily fresh aroma and harmony. An extremely rare exceptional white wine, which is produced in a very small edition of 1,000 bottles. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A cellar-worthy expression of Trebbiano Toscano, the 2017 Bòggina B sees extended aging on the lees to create a creamy and generous medium to full-bodied white wine. The Etruscan-named Bòggina opens to a light golden color followed by Mediterranean aromas of stone fruit, apricot and candied orange peel. That sur lie aging contributes to the honey-like fattiness or creaminess of the wine that is played up a notch higher in a hot and dry vintage such as this, which resulted in extra fruit concentration. Trebbiano, with its loose clusters, is harvested immediately before Sangiovese. There are documents that trace the existence of Trebbiano in this part of Tuscany back to the 13th century. In fact, the grape was widely popular back then, and fruit from the vineyards near the Petrolo estate fetched top dollar." Robert Parker

      "The 2017 vintage of Luca Sanjust’s Bòggina Bianco one again makes the case that this is one of the best whites of Tuscany. The complex perfumes of white pepper, chalk, flint, pear tart, green apples, white chocolate and smoke are stunning. Then comes an incredibly linear texture that’s so vertical it could cut your mouth in two. Cutting, sweeping acidity makes an indent in the palate, which it expertly fills with praline, almond and nutmeg undertones. Full-bodied and very, very long on the finish with a well-judged play between oxidation and reduction." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Robert Parker:93 points
      • James Suckling:97 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Trebbiano
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 24 months Tonneau on the yeast
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Acidity: 6,84 g/l
      • ph-Value: 3,31
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Torrione" Rosso Toscana IGT 2015 <br>MAGNUM in OWC

      “Torrione” Rosso Toscana IGT 2015 · MAGNUM in OWC

      Bright garnet red. In the nose plums and sour cherries, accompanied by tobacco nuances. The finely woven tannins combine wonderfully with the notes of red fruits and liquorice in the finish. Very clear and balanced. SUPERIORE.DE

      "On the ripe and sweet side, the 2015 Val d'Arno di Sopra Torrione is a terrific, easy-drinking red wine made near Arezzo in Tuscany. The bouquet is soft and sunny with red fruit aromas, cherry and crème de cassis. The wine offers a mid-weight finish with bright acidity that is characteristic of Sangiovese." Robert Parker

      "Lovely aromas of sweet fruit, flowers such as violets and black olives. Sandalwood undertones. Full body and extremely fine tannins. Persistent and sexy. Shows such intensity and finesse." James Suckling

      "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." VINOUS

      "This is lean and taut, with cherry, leather, tobacco, earth and iron flavors. Leans to the dry side in the end, but has depth and character. Turns more elegant and complex with air." Wine Spectator

      • Bibenda:
      • Doctor Wine:92 points
      • Robert Parker:90 points
      • Vinous:90 points
      • Wine Spectator :91 points
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 14 months barrique/Tonneau
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,30 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,86 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 101 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,65
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2028+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Campo Lusso" Rosso Toscana IGT 2013

      “Campo Lusso” Rosso Toscana IGT 2013

      Campo Lusso, a Cabernet Sauvignon from the vineyard of the same name, is another Grand Cru from Petrolo. The small location covers only half a hectare under the tower of Galatrona. The natural terrace offers exremely favourable soil and climatic conditions. Only about 1,300 bottles of this spectacular drop can be produced per vintage. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Mineral, mint and blackcurrant aromas and flavors. Full and structured with lots of ripe and racy tannins yet refined and beautiful. Really polished and fine, ending with an attractively long finish. Drink or hold. The magic continues."James Suckling

      "A pure expression of Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2013 Campo Lusso is a dark and savory red wine that offers a sophisticated and quiet demeanor. The wine takes a while to open, and once it does, it maintains a certain air of distance, restraint and formality. This characteristic seems to reflect the wine's inner heart and soul. It offers evolved aromas of dried blackberry, cured meat and exotic spice. The finish is dry, linear and direct. This is a very unique expression of the grape that explores the introspective side of the otherwise charming and boisterous Luca Sanjust. I would recommend a few more years of cellar aging."Robert Parker

      • Robert Parker:93 points
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 20 months Tonneau
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2038
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    • "Galatrona" Merlot Val d'Arno di Sopra DOC 2014

      “Galatrona” Merlot Val d’Arno di Sopra DOC 2014

      Galatrona is a distinctly terroir-typical Merlot. Deep, fleshy scent of ripe, dark fruits and fine spicy tones. Its compact taste and dense tannin show its enormous potential. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Rich, impenetrable ruby violet. Very intense and compact nose, full of blueberries, blackberries and dark currants, in the background cardamom and moist forest soil. On the palate it shows fine-meshed, pithy tannin, juicy, dark fruit, to bite into, shows considerable length." Falstaff

      "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." James Suckling

      "Petrolo’s 2014 Galatrona is impressive. Medium in body, with striking aromatic presence and depth, the 2014 is all class. Exotic spice, rose petal, mint and red plum give the 2014 its air of cool sophistication. A bit rough around the edges, the 2014 could use a bit of time in bottle to allow the tannins to soften a touch. This is a very strong showing from Petrolo." Antonio Galloni

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :93 points
      • Vinous:93 points
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Falstaff:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Merlot
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months new barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,60 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,19 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 119 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,55
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2036+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      73,01 €
    • "Campo Lusso" Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 (BIO)

      “Campo Lusso” Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 (BIO)

      Campo Lusso, a Cabernet Sauvignon from the vineyard of the same name, is another Grand Cru from Petrolo. The small location covers only half a hectare under the tower of Galatrona. The natural terrace offers extremely favourable soil and climatic conditions. Only about 1,300 bottles of this spectacular drop can be produced per vintage. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The full-bodied 2016 Campo Lusso is absolutely gorgeous. This is a dark and generous expression of Cabernet Sauvignon that is grounded and centered, but so intense all the while. The bouquet is layered and rich with dark fruit, spice, leather, tar and chocolate. Campo Lusso is a beautiful expression of this French grape from Tuscany. The tannins are velvety and impeccably integrated. First produced in 2004, this wine sees fruit sourced from an isolated vineyard spot located just under the Galatrona tower (at 500 meters above sea level). Farmers referred to this site as the "campo lusso," or luxury site, because of the ideal soil composition of rocky limestone. This vintage takes this beautiful wine a giant step forward in terms of general quality and elegance, and this is due in part to the advancing age of the vines." Robert Parker

      • Robert Parker:95 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Cultivation: biological
      • Expansion: 20 months Tonneau
      • Development: wooden barrel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2042+
      • Eco-Control-No.: IT-BIO-004
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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    About the winemakers
    Fattoria Petrolo
    Tuscany | Chianti
    Fattoria Petrolo

    The Torre di Galatrona, which gives its name to the top wine of the Fattoria Petrolo, is visible from afar. Between Florence and Arezzo flows the Arno. The Val d'Arno, a historically always contested, fertile area, for centuries characterized by olives, wine and forests, is rich in former castles and forts. The Tower of Galatrona probably dates back to an Etruscan stronghold. And it adorns the labels of the Fattoria Petrolo, to whose lands it now belongs.

    The winery, which has won many awards, has been part of the DOC Valdarno di Sopra since 2011. At last, they remembered and gave this region its historic name again. In 1716, Cosimo II de Medici named Val d'Arno di Sopra as one of the four best zones for olive and wine growing in Tuscany. For decades, the region was known as the Chianti Colli Aretini, the hills of Arezzo. However, the provisions of this region were too casual for the Bazzocchi-Sanjust family, who acquired the estate in the late 1940s. Lucia Bazzocci and her son Luca Sanjust, who now runs the winery, decided at the end of the 1980s to trim production to the highest quality and therefore left the Consorzio. For years the wines were therefore labelled as Rosso Toscana IGT. Which did not prevent international critics from awarding up to 99 points. James Suckling even named Galatrona 2015 the second best wine in the world.

    The Fattoria Petrolo is situated at an altitude of between 250 and 450 metres above sea level. Of the 272 hectares of land, 26 hectares are planted with vines. The oldest vineyards date back to 1947, and most of the vines were replanted in the 1990s following analyses carried out by Prof. Scienza of the University of Milan. With up to 5,500 vines per hectare, but with a yield of only 25 hl/ha. This results in about 70,000 bottles per year. The Galestro soils are typical of the Apennine region of Tuscany, but here they are interspersed with slate, limestone, clay and sandstone and are characterised by minerals.

    In addition to the leading variety Sangiovese and small quantities of old autochthonous, almost extinct varieties, Merlot, from which the highly awarded Galatrona is pressed as a pure variety, as well as a little Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Petit Verdot are planted. The Cabernet Sauvignon stands in the highest position below the tower at about 500 m above sea level and is a bush culture, here called Albarello. Some Malvasia and Trebbiano complete the range. The white grapes are not only used to produce a very exquisite and rare Vin Santo, but also, with the help of Lucien le Moine from Burgundy, a white wine ("Boggina B") which is quite exceptional for Tuscany. In the last two decades Luca Sanjust has often broken new ground. Today you can find many a terracotta amphora in the most modernly equipped cellar, in addition to cement tanks for fermentation and wooden barrels of various sizes, from the classic large "Botte" to tonneaux and barriques. Depending on grape variety, location or cuvée.

    Luca has gathered a team of renowned experts around him. Stefano Guidi and Simone Cuccoli are the Fattoria's oenologists, Carlo Nesterini is an agronomist who looks after the vineyards, and no less than the great Chianti connoisseur Carlo Ferrini has been recruited as an external consultant. For more than 20 years, some of the vineyards have been cultivated organically, and since 2016, all the grapes have been certified organic. The committed goal is to convert the entire DOC Valdarno di Sopra to organic cultivation and thus become a pioneer in Italy. A good idea.  SUPERIORE.DE

    "It is no coincidence that the winery has been romping around in the upper echelons of the Tuscan wine league for years ... In all production phases, but especially in the vineyard, meticulous care is taken here." Gambero Rosso"

    Luca Sanjust has long been working with extended skin macerations, amphorae and a non-interventionist's approach. He is a historian of local wine culture and ampelography. Indeed, he is one of the most vocal proponents of the recently established Val d'Arno di Sopra appellation." Robert Parker

    Facts

    • Year of foundation: 1947
    • Owner: Luca Sanjust di Teulada
    • Oenologist: Stefano Guidi and Simone Cuccoli
    • External consultant: Carlo Ferrini
    • Annual production: approx. 70.000 bottles
    • Vineyard area: approx. 26 hectares
    • Natural/organic cultivation