Antonio Galloni"The 2005 Galatrona (Merlot) is even more compelling. Floral aromatics lead to a fresh, vibrant expression of ripe fruit intermingled with sweet toasted oak. It possesses remarkable detail and clarity in an expression of Merlot that is more about the unique qualities of these hillside vineyards than it is about classic varietal notes. Initially somewhat restrained, it continued to put on weight in the glass. The fruit is super-ripe, but the wine’s structural components should allow it to age grac...
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 92 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: drink now<br/>
User Tasting Note
kimbowinedrank at girls wine dinner at Ann Colgin's 1/7/11. least fave of 4 merlots tasted. Italian merlot. more flavor mid palate. near Siena. more acid (like sucking on lemon).