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Laxas Albarino 2012

GeneralWineryBodegas As Laxas
RegionRias Baixas
Town of productionArbo
VarietalAlbarino
Total production of the wine30,000 cases
Name of winemakerAbel Francisco Codesso and Jorge Dominguez Hervella
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine25 years
Yield2.2 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares135 acres
Elevation above sea level1100 to 1800 feet
Inclination of vineyard25 degrees
Soil compositionmineral and sand
Irrigationyes
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestlast week in September
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration17 to 23 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature55 to 60 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.4
Volatile Acidity0.30 grams per liter
Total Acidity6.0 grams per liter
Residual Sugar1.1 grams per liter
Alcohol12.5 %
AgingTime in tankminimum 3 months
Time in bottle before releaseminimum 2 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes