Forgiarin | Red wine grape native to Italy. Forgiarin’s name derives from the town of Forgaria (Forjarie), where this cultivar originates. Also called Forzarin or Forgiarina.

Where grown | Friulia-Venezia Giulia: it is grown only in the Pordenone province, around Pinzano al Tagliamento and Castelnovo del Friuli. 

Viticulture | Medium sized bunches and berries. Forgiarin has an extreme oidium sensitivity.

Wine style | Lightly colored, fresh, floral, almond and blackcurrant accented medium-bodied reds.

Wines | With little production volume, there is no DOC available, only some IGT wines–Alto Livenza, Venezia Giulia, Delle Viennese.


Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.176-7.