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Blanco Nieva Pie Franco Verdejo en Barrica 2009

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
Town of productionNieva
Total production of the wine4990 bottles
Name of winemakerIgnacio de Miguel
VineyardAge of vines used to produce winePre Phylloxera, more than 150 years old
Yield1.2 tons / acre
Size of vineyard, hectares30 acres
Elevation above sea level2790 feet
Inclination of vineyard0
Soil compositionfree sand
HarvestHarvest methodby hand
Date of harvestSeptember 11 - 14, 2009
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein oak casks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration15 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature61 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration1 month
Malolactic fermentation, temperature68 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.32 grams / liter
Total Acidity6.00 grams / liter
Residual Sugar1.9 grams / liter
Alcohol13.0 %
AgingTime in barrel5-1/2 months
Barrel type and ageFrench oak barrels, new
Time in bottle before release6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes