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Casajus Vendimia Seleccionada 2012

GeneralWineryBodegas J.A. Calvo Casajus
RegionRibera del Duero
Town of productionQuintana del Pidio
VarietalTempranillo
Total production of the wine42,000 bottles
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine92 years
Yieldless than 1 ton per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares50 acres
Elevation above sea level2800 feet
Inclination of vineyardsouth
Soil compositionmixture with high concentration of sand and clay
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 14
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration17 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature77 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein French oak casks, new
Malolactic fermentation, duration15 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature66 degrees F
CharacteristicsAlcohol14 %
AgingTime in barrel20 months
Barrel type and ageAmerican, French Allier, and Troncais; new
Time in bottle before release6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredyes