1999 Petrolo Torrione

September 18, 2014

Name:Torrione
Vintage:1999
Type:Red Wine
Varietal:Sangiovese, Merlot
Producer:Petrolo
Region:Italy / Toscana
Alcohol:13.5%

Torrione is Petrolo’s Sangiovese-based (70%+) cuvee, first produced in 1988. Merlot and sometimes Cabernet Sauvignon help complete the picture.

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1998 Petrolo Torrione

September 17, 2014

Name:Torrione
Vintage:1998
Type:Red Wine
Varietal:Merlot, Sangiovese
Producer:Petrolo
Region:Italy / Toscana
Alcohol:13.5%

Older Torrione bottles need their breathing room. Felt chocked-up at the beginning, but came to with time. Unfortunately we didn’t have enough time to let it open up fully. So the 3.5*s are open for review.