The founder, Angelo Ballabio simple and prepared man is considered among the pioneers of the Classic Method from 1905, tying the Pinot Noir to the territory Casteggiano (PV), tracing the road of the vocation of the territory - lives. To date, there is the prerogative and the commitment to produce exclusively Pinot Noir with Classic Method.
The use of the knowledge of new production protocols is in perfect harmony with the traditional methods. To such an extent that they allow Ballabio to optimize productions capable of achieving excellence goals. To monitor the production processes, the Ballabio Company is committed to drafting and respecting the Charter of Ethics. Document that contains the principles and rules in quality production, in full respect of nature, in production and allows the consumer to know and appreciate the Brand Ballabio.
the company cultivates the best grapes destined to produce excellent wines, on a surface of 70 hectares planted with Pinot Noir clone 386, called Moret. Limiting the use of synthetic chemistry to the maximum by adopting the integrated fight. A systematic control of the phenological phases of the plant until ripening and harvesting. When the grapes are harvested manually, they are transported to the cellar.
The careful pressing and the use of pneumatic presses, allow you to select only the heart of the must and followed in the slow fermentation and aging on the yeasts to bring structure, longevity and aromatic complexity.
The Cuvée Farfalla mixes the wines of the last harvest with Riserva wines. After the draft, the time spent on the yeasts is 24 to 36 months.