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Fanal Rainwater Madeira

GeneralWineryJustino Madeira Wines
Town of productionCanico
VarietalTinta Negra
Name of winemakerJuan Teixeira and Dina Luis
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine15 to 20 years old
Yield5.92 tons per acre
Elevation above sea level150 to 2000 feet
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of basalt
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestend of August to 2nd week of October
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration2 to 3 days of maceration with pump over and 9 days of fermentation
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature50 to 54 degrees F
CharacteristicsTotal Acidity5.1 grams per liter
Residual Sugar67.5 grams per liter
AgingTime in barrel3 years
Barrel type and ageoak
BottlingCold stabilizedyes