Tuscany was the first real producer of Merlot and produces some good ones!!
2008 Fattoria Petrolo Galatrona Toscana IGT The nose showed an intense mix of red and blue berries with floral undergrowth and cinnamon stick. The palate showed a medium weight with focused red and blackberry fruits combined with an earthy soil component. The finish was long and pleasant with hints of structure, promising years of development. (92 points)
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