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Alaris Organic Tempranillo 2013

GeneralWineryBodegas Aruspide
RegionValdepeñas
Town of productionCiudad Real
VarietalTempranillo
Total production of the wine100,000 bottles
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine26 years
Yieldless than 1 ton per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares133 acres
Elevation above sea level2500 feet
Inclination of vineyard7 degrees south
Soil compositionclay, limestone, and sand
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestfirst week of September
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration10 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature75 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration7 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature75 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.78
Volatile Acidity0.48 grams per liter
Total Acidity4.7 grams per liter
Residual Sugar1.8 grams per liter
Alcohol13.5%
AgingTime in barrel3 months
Barrel type and ageFrench Radoux barrels, new
Time in bottle before release3 months minimum
BottlingCold stabilizedy
Filteredy