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Altzueta Cider

GeneralWineryBodegas Altzueta
RegionGetariako Txakolina
Town of productionHernani
VarietalGezamina, Azpeiti Sagarra, Goikoetxe, Txori Sagarra, Potrokillo, Urdaniturri, Gorri-garratza, and Patzolua
Total production of the wine200,000 bottles
Name of winemakerJuanito Goikoetxea and Aitziber Goikoetxea
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine5 to 40 years old
Yield1.79 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares0.75 acres
Elevation above sea level140 feet
Inclination of vineyard15 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestmiddle of September to middle of October
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration15 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature53 to 64 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration20 to 30 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature53 to 56 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.97
Volatile Acidity1.79 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.14 grams per liter
Residual Sugarless than 0.2 grams per liter
Alcohol5.85 %
AgingTime in bottle before release15 days
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredno