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Ochoa Tempranillo Crianza 2011

GeneralWineryBodegas Ochoa
RegionNavarra
Town of productionOlite
VarietalTempranillo
Total production of the wine8,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine20 years
Yield1.98 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares123 acres
Elevation above sea level1350 feet
Inclination of vineyard5 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay, gravel, limestone
Irrigationyes
HarvestHarvest methodmechanical
Date of harvestOctober 12 to 15
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration10 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature77 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration10 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature64 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.50
Volatile Acidity0.6 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.66 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.0 grams per liter
Alcohol13.7 %
AgingTime in barrel12 months
Barrel type and ageAmerican oak, 2 years old
Time in bottle before release12 months minimum
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredyes