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Blanco Nieva Verdejo 2010

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
Town of productionNieva
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
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
Volatile Acidity0.18 grams / liter
Total Acidity5.60 grams / liter
Residual Sugar3.7 grams / liter
AgingTime in bottle before release2 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes