Oenologist: Giancarlo Soverchia
Ruby-red colour, intense, thick;
Its scents are persistent and intense, sensations which recall small red fruits from the wood;
It is soft, its gentle tannins are not dry or young but ripe and not astringent, they are of a fine quality;
Tertiary aromas come from a maturing in oak barriques: scents of leather, vanilla, hay and spices;
It has a full body and a suitable structure for maturing in bottle.
|Type||Red still wine
||San Costanzo (Pesaro-Urbino) - Marche|
||70% Sangiovese and other local varieties
|Altitude||200 mtrs a.s.l.
||high spurred cordon, central curtain|
|Age of plants
||5 years average
|Density of plants per Ha||3000|
|Yield per hectare
||abt. 7 Tons/Ha|
||end of September/first ten days of October|
|Harvesting||by hand in shallow cases
|Vinification||A selection of the grapes is made during the harvesting and subsequently in the wine cellar by the vibrating selection table and the sorting table, the pigiage is used as well, long maceration of more than 20 days.
Wine making and fermentation at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks and maturing in barriques for 14-18 months, with the best wood assembling and activity of bottling. Maturing in bottle for 6 months.
||14 v %
Etimologia del nome "Balón": termine dialettale indicante una zolla si terra di grandi dimensioni, che si ottiene dopo l'aratura.