Other bottle sizes and vintages
£16.30/ 0.75 L btl
What does this wine taste like?
|Straw yellow / Greenish glints|
|Moderately aromatic / Flowers / White fruit|
|Unctuous / Structured / Elegant|
Drinking and storing
Smoked, Canapés, Rice with fish, Salads with flowers
Ratings and awards
Reviewing is so much about personal taste and expectation so can only ever really be a personal perspective. Depending on your price point for most I guess this will either me a 'good bottle' for better occasions, or a good quality day to day wine, as is the case for me. As such I have no complaints. It is how I like my white wine: crisp, little bit of a tang to the tongue, and equally drinkable as a stand alone drink, or with food.
What a fantastic wine, at any price. There's an old vine character and great expression of the grape, combined with a modern style and some serious complexity. Highly recommended and at this price point it's worth buying in quantity.
Was slightly surprised to be introduced to this by the somellier at Arzak in Donostia - I said 'really?', the guy said 'really...' He is right.
Excellent value for money. Fruity yet dry, drink it very cold. Delicious with salmon or white meat. Also really good as an aperitif.
Impressive white wine
After drinking a bottle of Ossian in a restaurant I looked into this winemaker and found this well priced Verdejo. Very good value
|Vinification material||Stainless steel|
|Ageing period||2 months|
|Soil||Calcareous-clay / Gravel surface|
|Surface area||17 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...