Montigoli Amarone Della Valpolicella DOCG Classico Limited Edition “Parrot” 2017

Montigoli Parrot

In vineyard

Made from Corvina, Rondinella, Corvinone grapes grown in the Valpolicella Classica and by the traditional method of withering in fruit in so-called “fruttaio”.

Location: situated in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico zone, at an altitude of 150 and 450 meters above sea level. Exposition southeast.  Soil type: varied. Grass sward between vines. Training system: Double Pergoletta. Age of vines: from 20/25 years. Buds per vine: 18-24.  Planting density: 3,300/3,500 vines per hectare. Yield per hectare: 44 hl.

In Cellar

Harvest: by hand from the end of September into early October. “Appassimento” (gentle drying) for 130 days. Vinification: Destemmed, then gentle pneumatic pressing. 15 days of cold maceration then fermented at temperatures between 12-23°C with hand punching-down of cap 3 times a day, then post fermentation maceration on skins to give total 35 days. Aging in wood then in bottle. Stabilisation: Natural.

In Tasting

Colour: ruby red, dense, and compact. Perfume: Intense and persistent, ethereal, fruity with hints of cherries and dried prunes, dried flowers and spices. Flavour: full-bodied and very smooth, with beautifully balanced velvety tannins.


A fine companion for all grilled or braised red meats, and game dishes.  Perfect with mature cheese.

Product Description

Technical information

• Bottle Size: 0.75l
• Alcohol Volume: 17.00%
• Serving Temperature: 18 – 19°C
• Residual reducing sugars: 8.00 g/l
• Total acidity: 5.80 g/l
• Total dry extract: 32.00 g/l
• PH: 3.65