1998 Dal Forno Romano Amarone

- 750 ml
96
RP
Availability: Out of Stock
$565.00
Availability: Out of stock
Product ID
19286-750-XX1
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Availability Out of Stock
Vintage 1998
Format 750 ml
Color Red
Country Italy: What are the first things that come to mind when thinking about Italy and Italian culture? There's one thing that nearly everyone tends to mention, it's the food - and where there's fine food, there is almost always fine wine. Italy is the most prolific wine region in the world, outclassing even France in terms of production quantity. Even if you're a complete wine novice, you have almost certainly heard of names such as Barolo and Barbaresco, Italy's most famous wine styles. When it comes to soil composition and other geographical characteristics, Italy offers a lot of diversity, and this never fails to show in the wines themselves.
Producer Dal Forno: Drinking Dal Forno Romano's wines is a playful, almost nostalgic experience. A strong emphasis on spices and morello cherries combined with the vivacious and colorful acidity create a wine that seems to have a mind of its own, and an unyielding desire to slide down your tongue. As the glass unfolds, expect to notice notes such as hazelnut and succulent vanilla. The textures are out of this world, with a single sip feeling like a massage for your entire mouth, each motion being precisely calibrated and delicate. Every worthwhile wine region places immense value on familial bonds and friendship, so it should go without saying that a wine of this quality shines brightest when brought out in front of your most trusted companions and close family.
Rating 96 RP
Region Veneto: Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world - the city of love. So how could Veneto wines be any different? This north-eastern Italian region has to offer nothing but sweet, liquid romance poured into elegant bottles ready for your dinner table. With its importance growing more and more every day, Veneto has proven its capacity by producing the same amount of wine, if not more, as some more popular regions, such as Tuscany or Piedmont. It may have been considered small in the past, but no one can deny the quality of Veneto wines today. Veneto's reds are easily recognized for their sweet, but intense fruity flavors that together create an impressive scope of Corvina-based wines. Other typical varieties are Rondinella and Molinara, and they're all well-known for the palate rich with red fruits, above all sour cherry. On the other hand, there's a breathtaking portfolio of refreshing, lemon-flavored dry whites, mostly based on Garganega and Trebbiano varieties. All these wines are outstandingly complex and long-lasting, thanks to the wonderful Garganega grapes.
Type of Wine Italy (Other): There are dozens of grape varietals grown in Italy so no wonder they produce such a broad range of most exquisite wines. Some of the most cultivated red varieties are Nebbiolo, Aglianico, Sangiovese, and Barbera, while Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon are also popular. Among whites, you're likely to find Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, or Vernaccia varietals.
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Varietal Other
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