Red

2005 Romano Dal Forno Valpolicella Superiore

Corvina Blend

  • Italy
  • Veneto
  • Valpolicella
  • Valpolicella Superiore
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Community Tasting Notes 106

  • ctjared Likes this wine:

    September 29, 2019 - consistent

  • Barnaby33 wrote:

    August 21, 2019 - So oaky it got a bit banana. Nice wine but way too much oak. Did I mention there was a fair amount of oak?

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • danckie Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 7, 2019 - Drank on tasting night. No formal notes. But beautiful wine. Elegant, complex and layered. Really nice.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • ddingley Likes this wine: 95 points

    April 3, 2019 - This is fantastic for those who like a big bold wine. In my tasting group everyone assumed it was in the younger range and couldn't believe it was an 05. Such fresh powerful fruit, touch of menthol, some bacon fat, and a little pepper at the end in a long finish. This is built to last, but really good now.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • walkerjfw wrote: 93 points

    February 2, 2019 - Zurich Supper Club convenes in NYC - Andrew, Pohlin and Paolo (Casa Apicii, NYC): Paolo contributed this one for the evening. Decanted for about an hour prior to drinking, 3rd wine, drank after the 98 Gaja Sperss. Really like Dal Forno, my first time with this vintage

    Dark, inky ruby color. Nose showing red fruits, smoke, underbrush. Big plate...black fruits, blueberry, savory notes, black licorice, herbs, pepper(?), tar. Softening on the mid palate with lavender notes. Full bodied, long finish...

    Dal Forno is very consistent (IMO), you have to like the style. This wine is more of a "baby Amarone" than a Valpolicella. This one in a good spot, has aged nicely, should continue to evolve if wanting to cellar

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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  • By Ian D'Agata
    March/April 2012, IWC Issue #161 (link)

    (Dal Forno Vigneto Monte Lodoletta Valpolicella Superiore) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Antonio Galloni
    The Best of Northern Italy (Feb 2011) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Romano Dal Forno
  • Varietal Corvina Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Veneto
  • SubRegion Valpolicella
  • Appellation Valpolicella Superiore
  • UPC Code 8033087240276

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 29 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,487 (67%)
  • Consumed 714 (32%)

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Community Recommendations

fløde bacon i Römer, Kylling, tomat

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