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El Bon Homme 2010

GeneralWineryBodegas Rafael Cambra
RegionValencia
Town of productionFontanars
VarietalCabernet Franc 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 50%
Total production of the wineApprox. 25,000 bottles
Name of winemakerRafael Cambra
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine16 years
Yield2.32 tons / acre
Size of vineyard, hectares20 acres
Elevation above sea level2230 feet
Inclination of vineyard2 degrees northwest
Soil compositionsand and stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestSeptember 26
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration16 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature68 degres F
Malolactic fermentation, typein barrels
Malolactic fermentation, duration20 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature64 degres F
CharacteristicspH3.61
Volatile Acidity0.51 grams / liter
Total Acidity5.62 grams / liter
Residual Sugar1.8 grams / liter
Alcohol14 %
AgingTime in barrel3 months
Barrel type and ageFrench oak, 2 - 4 years old
Time in bottle before release6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes, lightly