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Blanco Nieva Verdejo 2014

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
RegionRueda
Town of productionNieva
VarietalVerdejo
Total production of the wine24,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine22 years (80%) to 82 years (20%)
Yieldless than 1 ton per acre for 82 year old; 2.98 tons per acre for 22 year o
Size of vineyard, hectares125 acres
Elevation above sea level2750 feet
Inclination of vineyard0 to 3 degrees
Soil compositionsand and stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestsecond half of September thru first half of October
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration20 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature56 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.20
Volatile Acidity0.19 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.21 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.50 grams per liter
Alcohol12.12%
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes