Wine "Ossian", 2011
Reviews of purchase "Ossian", 2011
Wine beautiful golden flax color.
A full-bodied wine with a round, rich, fresh and elegant taste. In the long aftertaste - notes of hazelnut and light oak nuances.
The wine - elegant complex aroma with tones of raw root vegetables, fresh herbs, butter and notes of popcorn.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, perfectly in harmony with seafood, grilled fish and white meat with herbs.
Perfectly monosortovoe white wine "Ossian" - one of the best noble white wines of Spain, which is called "white prince". This is a work of art with expressive unique fragrant bouquet and complex, elegant, strong, perfect taste! Wine is made from grapes Verdejo, harvested from old vines, whose age ranges from 100 to 200 years. These vines are grown winery in the area of 15 hectares using only biodynamic methods, without the use of herbicides and pesticides.
Grapes for wine "Ossian" is assembled by hand in 15-kg boxes. After careful pressing and fermentation with natural yeasts, the wine is aged on the lees for 9 months in 228, 500 and 600-liter French oak barrels, 40% of which are new, 40% - from the one wine and another 30% - out of the two, in accordance with the Burgundian style, proposed by the famous French oenologist Pierre Millemanom, who for many years worked in Burgundy, and advises the winery.
"Ossian" - a unique project, created thanks to the passion, perseverance and respect for the traditions of winemaking Javier Zakkanini and Ismael Goza. Javier Zakkanini, former director of the consortium to Ribera del Duero and co-owner of super-elite farm "Bodegas Aalto" , looking for an opportunity to realize his dream - to create the best white wines of Spain. He made a proposal to Ismael Gozan, in the fifth generation winemaker, owner of unique plantations are very old (100-200 years) unvaccinated Verdejo in Rueda vines, many years practicing organic farming. Goza vineyards are located at an altitude of 840 and 930 meters on sandy soils, unique microclimate of these areas contributes to obtaining the highest quality grapes. As a consultant and chief winemaker Zakkanini invited the famous Burgundian oenologist Pierre Millemana, which is considered an acknowledged master in the genre of white wine. As a result of this fruitful collaboration was born not just excellent - great white wine, a treasure created out of selected grapes, only half of which is a result of a rigorous selection gets in the production of wine "Ossian".