"Balt" in the Cimbrian language means "forest", near which, from the vineyard, this Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso is produced.
Origin: Val di Mezzane - Verona
Altitude: 250 - 300 m a.s.l.
Soil: Calcareus, medium textured soil
Grapes: 35% Corvina, 35% Corvina Grossa, 20% Rondinella, 10% Molinara
Training system: Double pergola trentina
Harvest: Second decade of October, by hand
Vinification: Grapes are softly pressed after destalking
Fermentation: With indigenous yeasts in stainless steel
Maceration: About 1 week; the wine remains in the fermentation barrels until the end of February to be then ripassato (passed over) on the Amarone skins for 7/10 days
Ageing: 18 months in 25 hl oak barrels, completing the malolactic fermentation
Alcohol: 13 ,5% by vol.
Organoleptic characteristics: Colour intense ruby red. Nose of red fruit with strong cherry notes, spicy in the end. Palate elegant, smooth, with good balanced tannins.
Service temperature: 18/20°C