From 12 ha. of vineyards in Bastia, the valley lying exactly between the Val d’Alpone and Val d’Illasi. Vines are planted at 450 m.asl, and range in age between 20 - 40 years of age. 5,200 planted per ha. The shaley clay - subalkaline land, is formed in a broad plateau with slight slopes, produced by the alteration of limestone formations and in particular the white and red scales. The volcano (basalt) is non-existent.