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Pope Valley Tre Uve 2011

This wine is only available to Frontier customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania

GeneralWineryPope Valley Winery
RegionNapa
Town of productionPope Valley, California
VarietalSangiovese 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 45%, Merlot 5%
Total production of the wine192 cases
Name of winemakerDavid Eakle and (consultant) Bryan Avila
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine5 to 12 years
Yield3.5 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectaresvarious, ranging from 2 to 25 acres
Elevation above sea level625 feet
Inclination of vineyardrelatively flat
Soil compositionMixture with high concentration of loam and light shale
Irrigationyes, drip
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 22
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration14 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature84 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration45 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature58 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.72
Volatile Acidity0.40 grams per liter
Total Acidity7.2 grams per liter
Residual Sugar0.0 grams per liter
Alcohol14.2 %
AgingTime in barrel22 months
Barrel type and ageFrench oak, 20% new
Time in bottle before release6 months
BottlingFilteredyes, light