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Can Petit Cava Brut 2013

GeneralWineryBodegas Can Petit
RegionPenedés
Town of productionSarral
VarietalMacabeu 55%, Parellada 45%
Total production of the wine325,000 bottles
Name of winemakerMiguel Canto
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine20 years old
Yield4.76 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares100 acres estate vineyard and 250 acres contracted
Elevation above sea level820 feet
Inclination of vineyard10 degrees south
Soil compositionmixed alluvial with laters of clay and limestone
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestSeptember 11 to October 10
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration30 days first fermentation, 60 days second fermentation
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature59 degrees F (first fermentation) and 63 degrees (second fermentation)
CharacteristicspH3.10
Volatile Acidity0.20 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.50 grams per liter
Residual Sugar8 grams per liter
Alcohol11.5%
AgingTime in bottle before release12 to 15 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes