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8 November 2013 News

James Suckling released his Top 100 New-Release Italian Wines in 2013. #2 on the list is Petrolo’ s 2011 Galatrona! Suckling gave the 2011 Galatrona 99 points and featured a great video of his visit to Petrolo with Luca Sanjust. Click here to see the full list and watch the video of Petrolo. (subscription required)

Petrolo Galatrona 2011 “This is a phenomenal pure merlot with blueberries, raspberries and hints of milk chocolate. Some nutmeg, too. Full body with very fine yet chewy tannins and a long, intense finish. Reminds me of the amazing 1998. Best ever from here. Needs four or five years of bottle age to soften.” 99 Points James Suckling