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Blanco Nieva Verdejo 2010

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
RegionRueda
Town of productionNieva
VarietalVerdejo
Total production of the wine300,000 bottles
Name of winemakerJose Maria Herrero Vedel
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine50% more than 10 years, 50% more than 30 years
Yield10+ year vines: 3.4 tons / acre, 30+ year vines: 1.6 tons / acre
Size of vineyard, hectares110 acres
Elevation above sea level2800 feet
Inclination of vineyard3 degrees north - south
Soil compositionhigh concentration of sand
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodby hand at night
Date of harvestSeptember 23 - October 5
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration20 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature59 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.24
Volatile Acidity0.18 grams / liter
Total Acidity5.60 grams / liter
Residual Sugar3.7 grams / liter
Alcohol12.9%
AgingTime in bottle before release2 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes