Full body wines for a special occasion
We have two Amarone styles: the traditional Amarone which must be dry, tannic, with an excellent structure in order to be matched with an excellent meat or hard cheese. In the best years we produce the Forlago from the best grapes we have in our land!
The Forlago Amarone is a meditation, to be tasted in the most important days in order lunch for the pleasure of relaxing with a good glass of wine.
It is characterized by a complex bouquet characterized by fruity notes and at the same time roasted notes.
NEGRAR (Classic and Historic Valpolicella)
Manual selection of the bestbunches (maximun 3 kg per vitis)
Naturally dried for more than 5months
Fermentation & Aging
In temperature controlledstainless steel tanks with natural yeasts. Thefermentation required more than 55 days and 3times each day we make a gentle breaking up of themarc with air to extract much more as possiblefrom the skins!
The wine has been aged for 36 months infrench oak barrels (a mix of new, first and seconduse to have different aging charateristics) It hasbeen aged 18 months in the bottle before to betasted
Intense ruby red
Warm and spicy bouquet, witharomas of raisins. This is due to the fact that thegrapes have been dryed before fermenting. You cansmell vanilla, chocolate and cherry flavours. It’s areally meditation wine: it’ really persistent !
corvina (70%), corvinone rondinella oseleta and negrara
Kilograms of grapes
It can be paired with really strong meat or chesses. With a good Gorgonzola or at the end of the meal with dark chocolote or a cigar like a liquor.
Between 16 and 18°C.