Produced with the grape varieties
Sandy loams: an exceptional soil.
The soil of Nieva is mostly sandy loam. Thanks to its texture, the phylloxera plague at the end of the 19th century had no impact on the region, which allowed the preservation of these vines, which still survive as a heritage of our winemaking history. Ossian is made entirely from century-old vineyards, ungrafted with certified ecological cultivation. Some plots have a surface covered with pebbles - or codons - that emerge among the sand. They are the testimony of the passage of ancient water currents. In general, the geology of our vineyards was formed in the Cenozoic or tertiary era, some 20 million years ago.
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