Diego Losada makes wine on the outskirts of his hometown Ponferrada in Bierzo, working several small plots of land dotted around the valley on steep mountain slopes. They are all old vines (minimum 50 years old) and low yielding. The soil is rich in minerals ; millions of years ago the valley of Bierzo was an inland sea. The soil is clay or calcareous scattered with slate, iron, gold & quartz.

 

Diego ages his wines in either cement or very old wood, believing wine needs to breathe as it develops. He always does a very gentle maceration, usually just a few days of whole berries before pressing, and he will never filter or use fining agents. The resulting wines are pure, alive, fruit forward, fresh and mineral driven. 

Vindemiatrix 2019

£16.60Price
  • Name Vindemiatrix
    Producer Bodega La Senda
    Style Red
    Country Spain
    Region Ponferrado, Bierzo
    Vintage 2019
    Grape Mencia, Palomino, Doña Blanca
    ABV % 13
    SO2 None added.
    Production Not certified. (Uses organic and biodynamic principles). Natural. Unfined. Unfiltered. Vegan.
    Tasting notes Bramble + Fresh + Juicy
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