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Casajus Antiguos Vinedos 2011

GeneralWineryBodegas J.A. Calvo Casajus
RegionRibera del Duero
Town of productionQuintana del Pidio
Total production of the wine10,000 bottles
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine91 years
Yield0.9 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares50 acres
Elevation above sea level2800 feet
Inclination of vineyardsouth
Soil compositionmixture with high concentration of sand and clay
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 11
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration17 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature80 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein French oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration15 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature66 degrees F
CharacteristicsAlcohol14 %
AgingTime in tank3 months
Time in barrel36 months
Barrel type and ageAmerican, French Allier, and Troncais; new
Time in bottle before release6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno