Plants are covered in sand, either in holes or in pits, which may be on the perimeter or throughout the entire property.
Hills are not very tall and they are at altitudes between 200 and 500 meters above sea level. The highest point of the island is 670 m.
Soils are very different and there is even deep red soil on ancient basalt formations. These soils appear as dirt beds as they have been covered by the most recent volcanic eruptions or by colluvial deposits.
They present a red color, loam-lime-clay texture, an average organic matter content that ensures a supply of nitrogen appropriate to the vine’s requirements. The main macronutrients (N,P,K) are optimal and have free carbonates that create a basic pH.