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UVA0220RO
Uva de Vida
Biografico Rosado
2020
Castilla–La Mancha
Certified Organic
Certified Biodynamic
Wild yeasts
No Sulphur
Vegan

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Castilla La Mancha , to the South West of Madrid in the very heart of Spain, has traditionally been known for producing vast quantities of table wine about half of all Spanish grapes are grown here. Whilst most vineyards lie at 500 700 m on sandy, calcareous and clayey soils , only grape that can withstand the extreme temperature (40ºC to 12ºC) and dry conditions thrive here; for whites this is principally Airen and for reds many of the usual dark skinned varietals. The region itself has 9 DO’s which, since the 80’s, have really taken advantage of new technology to greatly improve the quality and freshness of the wines.

Uva de Vida (“The Grape of Life”), est. 2012 , is the vision of wife and husband team Carmen Lopez Delgado and Luiz Ruiz Martin. Based in Santa Olalla, 50km west of Toledo, Carmen makes half a dozen wines from their 9hct property centered on Graciano, an uncommon variety in the region. Following strict natural and biodynamic processes, both in the vines and the winery, Carmen doesn’t filter, clarify or add sulfites at any point saying they “they are toxic and, for wine, they are an atomic bomb”. Through invigorating the life of the soil, the use of sonar energy and no intervention in the wine they are creating structured, elegant, fresh nd pure wines. The winery is a member of the tiny prestigious biodynamic association “La Renaissance des Appellations”, chaired by Nicolas Joly.

Tasting note: Rich, ferrous red clay led, dark prunes, cooked raspberry and very dusty. Fine and grippy. Cooked red fruits, lots of spice and heat. Super fine tannins, touch sour and bright. Textured and dusty. Dark raspberry, damson and black cranberry / cherry.
Winemaking Detail: Manual harvest in 15kg boxes. 50% macerated on skins for 1 day, 50% for 2 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation on wild yeasts. Bottle unfiltered and unfined with no added sulphites.
Features Strawberry Redcurrant Bacon Savoury Concentrated

Features Bacon, Concentrated, Juicy, Redcurrant, Savoury, Strawberry,
Tasting note Rich, ferrous red clay led, dark prunes, cooked raspberry and very dusty. Fine and grippy. Cooked red fruits, lots of spice and heat. Super fine tannins, touch sour and bright. Textured and dusty. Dark raspberry, damson and black cranberry / cherry.
Drink with
Pastrami, Spicy pork taccos, Tuna carpaccio,

Wine details

Country Spain
Region Castilla–La Mancha
Producer Uva de Vida
Wine Name Biografico Rosado
Colour Rosé
Style Juicy & Ripe
Vintage 2020
Main Grape Tempranillo
Other Grapes 35% Graciano
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Cork
A.B.V. 12.5%
Production 4900
Aging Stainless steel
Soil Clay; limestone
Time to drink Now - 2022
Winemaking Detail Manual harvest in 15kg boxes. 50% macerated on skins for 1 day, 50% for 2 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation on wild yeasts. Bottle unfiltered and unfined with no added sulphites.

UVA0220RO
Uva de Vida
Biografico Rosado
2020
Castilla–La Mancha
Certified Organic
Certified Biodynamic
Wild yeasts
No Sulphur
Vegan

Castilla La Mancha , to the South West of Madrid in the very heart of Spain, has traditionally been known for producing vast quantities of table wine about half of all Spanish grapes are grown here. Whilst most vineyards lie at 500 700 m on sandy, calcareous and clayey soils , only grape that can withstand the extreme temperature (40ºC to 12ºC) and dry conditions thrive here; for whites this is principally Airen and for reds many of the usual dark skinned varietals. The region itself has 9 DO’s which, since the 80’s, have really taken advantage of new technology to greatly improve the quality and freshness of the wines.

Uva de Vida (“The Grape of Life”), est. 2012 , is the vision of wife and husband team Carmen Lopez Delgado and Luiz Ruiz Martin. Based in Santa Olalla, 50km west of Toledo, Carmen makes half a dozen wines from their 9hct property centered on Graciano, an uncommon variety in the region. Following strict natural and biodynamic processes, both in the vines and the winery, Carmen doesn’t filter, clarify or add sulfites at any point saying they “they are toxic and, for wine, they are an atomic bomb”. Through invigorating the life of the soil, the use of sonar energy and no intervention in the wine they are creating structured, elegant, fresh nd pure wines. The winery is a member of the tiny prestigious biodynamic association “La Renaissance des Appellations”, chaired by Nicolas Joly.

Tasting note: Rich, ferrous red clay led, dark prunes, cooked raspberry and very dusty. Fine and grippy. Cooked red fruits, lots of spice and heat. Super fine tannins, touch sour and bright. Textured and dusty. Dark raspberry, damson and black cranberry / cherry.
Winemaking Detail: Manual harvest in 15kg boxes. 50% macerated on skins for 1 day, 50% for 2 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation on wild yeasts. Bottle unfiltered and unfined with no added sulphites.
Features Strawberry Redcurrant Bacon Savoury Concentrated

Features Bacon, Concentrated, Juicy, Redcurrant, Savoury, Strawberry,
Tasting note Rich, ferrous red clay led, dark prunes, cooked raspberry and very dusty. Fine and grippy. Cooked red fruits, lots of spice and heat. Super fine tannins, touch sour and bright. Textured and dusty. Dark raspberry, damson and black cranberry / cherry.
Drink with
Pastrami, Spicy pork taccos, Tuna carpaccio,

Wine details

Country Spain
Region Castilla–La Mancha
Producer Uva de Vida
Wine Name Biografico Rosado
Style Juicy & Ripe
Vintage 2020
Main Grape Tempranillo
Other Grapes 35% Graciano
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Cork
A.B.V. 12.5%
Production 4900
Aging Stainless steel
Soil Clay; limestone
Time to drink Now - 2022
Winemaking Detail Manual harvest in 15kg boxes. 50% macerated on skins for 1 day, 50% for 2 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation on wild yeasts. Bottle unfiltered and unfined with no added sulphites.