What does this wine taste like?
|Deep yellow / Clean / Bright|
|Stone fruit / Citrus fruits / Toasty notes / Dried fruit and nuts|
|Creamy / Spicy notes / Voluminous|
Drinking and storing
Oven-baked fish, Fish stew, Smoked
Ratings and awards
|2018||93 PK||93 SK|
|2012||91 PK||93 PN|
The more grown up sibling of the excellent Quintaluna, this is a very nicely made wine which I think has good body and elegance. Great with food or on its own, I have been enjoying at home and on visits to restaurants for some years now.by: SP (27/03/2017) - Vintage 2014
One of my favorite Rueda wines, worth every euro spend. Smooth, complex and clear notes of barrel aging. A very good glass of Spanish white.by: Ale (26/03/2019) - Vintage 2016
Outstanding white wine
My favorite Spanish white wine. Requires decanting. Incredible oily and multi-dimensional. Can drink as such or combine with fatty fishby: Constantin Stroescu (03/12/2020) - Vintage 2018
Ho acquistato questa bottiglia dopo aver assaggiato alla cieca un 2006 che sembrava un 2016, talmente era fresco, probabilmente non aspetterò molto prima di assaggiarlo. Una bella bottiglia.by: Jalisco (07/10/2019) - Vintage 2016
Verdejo en estado puro
Había leído varías notas de cata y su reconociendo en distintos concursos y la verdad que ha sorprendido muy gratamente su color “oro” su paso por boca y ese final tan peculiar del verdejo.
|Ageing period||9 months|
|Barrel age||New and semi-new|
|Type of wood||French oak|
|Vine age||100 years|
|Soil||Sandy loam / Pebbles|
|Surface area||26 hectares|
Founded in 2005, Ossian joined the Alma Carraovejas group in 2013. They own 40 hectares of exceptional vineyards in Nieva, the highest point in the Rueda DO appellation at altitudes between 840 and 930 metres. Old pre-phylloxera ungrafted vines between 100 and 200 years old, which survived the phylloxera plague thanks to the sandy soils, produce small bunches of extremely high quality tiny grapes. The winery also has a few slate vineyards and old riverside...