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Minimum 2004

 
GeneralWineryBodegas Rafael Cambra
RegionValencia
Town of productionOnteniente
VarietalMonastrell 70%, Cabernet Franc 30%
Total production of the wine2000 bottles
Name of winemakerRafael Cambra
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wineMonastrell 55 years, Cabernet Franc 13 years
Yield0.4 tons / acre
Size of vineyard, hectares5 acres
Elevation above sea level2600 feet
Inclination of vineyard10 degrees northwest
Soil compositionlimestone, sand
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodby hand in 15 kg boxes
Date of harvestSeptember 18, 2004
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein French oak barrels, 500 liter
Alcoholic fermentation, duration28 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature82 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein oak barrels
Malolactic fermentation, duration20 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature64 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.50
AgingTime in barrel16 months
Barrel type and ageFrench oak, 1 year old
Time in bottle before release18 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredno