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Canta Perdices 2012

GeneralWineryBodegas Pedro Regalado
RegionRibera del Duero
Town of productionLa Aguilera
Total production of the wine1,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine48 years old
Yield0.8 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares12 acres
Elevation above sea level2700 feet
Inclination of vineyard8 degrees south
Soil compositionmixed with high concentration of clay, limestone, and small stones
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestfirst half of October
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration17 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature77 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein French oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration20 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature66 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.43 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.13 grams per liter
Residual Sugar1.81 grams per liter
AgingTime in barrel12 months
Barrel type and age French Allier, and Troncais oak; new
Time in bottle before release6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno