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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Petrolo (Tuscany) wine tasting, with winemaker Luca Sanjust

 The Date and Time: Monday June 3, 2013  2:30Pm to 4:30PM
The Event: Petrolo (Tuscany) wine tasting, with winemaker Luca Sanjust
The Venue: Fine Wine Reserve
The Target Audience: media, clients
The Availability/Catalogue: wines are available as private orders from
the winery via Vinexx.
The Quote/Background: Luca was in town for the 3 Bicchieri tasting
tomorrow. He ran this seminar of SuperTuscans for Vinexx (his agent)
The Wines: His three top wines are Torrione (50,000 bottles), Galatrona
(15,000) and Boggina (5,000). They are all organic.
**** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Torrione 2010 IGT Tuscany [80% sangiovese, 15% merlot, 5% cabernet
sauvignon] 14% ABV. The 2010 was between 90% sangiovese and 10% merlot.
Concentrated Italianate form, very mouthfilling and well-integrated at
this time. High tannins, spine will evolve. $40
-Galatrona 2010 IGT Tuscany [all merlot] 14% ABV. Soft but
exceptionally young, velvet finish, long length, elegant, black fruit
and earth with some herbs (olives, sage). $110 – 120.
-Boggina 2012 [all sangiovese grosso, from the centre of the Boggina
vineyard] 14% ABV. Very concentrated Italianate sangiovese flavours,
with a long, long finish. Lightly aromatic nose. $60 – 70.
The Food: none
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