Galatrona

Owned by the Bazzochi family since the 40’s, the Petrolo estate is located in DOC Val d’Arno di Sopra between 250 and 450m altitude on the south-east boarders of the Chianti hills in Italy.
 

Galatrona
  • Most awarded wine of the estate : +92 points Wine Advocate over the past 7 years 
     
  • Sustainable farming since 2004 and official Organic Certification obtained from harvest 2016
     
  • Rich soil ecosystem
The vineyard
The vineyard


10 ha of clay, shale, marl and sandstones

Age of the vines 25 years
Grape variety 100% Merlot
Harvest Hand-picked in crates and second selection on sorting table
Vinification In concrete tanks. Soft and frequent hand-made pumpings. Long lasting maceration.
Ageing 18 months in oak barrels, 1/3 new
Val d'Arno di Sopra

The Petrolo estate is located in DOC Val d’Arno di Sopra between 250 and 450m altitude on the south-east boarders of the Chianti hills in Italy

Galatrona

Galatrona is the flagship super-toscan of the estate.

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