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Blanco Nieva Verdejo 2015

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
RegionRueda
Town of productionNieva
VarietalVerdejo
Total production of the wine25,800 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine23 years (80%) to 83 years (20%)
Yieldless than 1 ton per acre for 83 year old; 2.98 tons per acre for 23 year o
Size of vineyard, hectares125 acres
Elevation above sea level2750 feet
Inclination of vineyard0 to 3 degrees
Soil compositionmixed with a high concentration of sand and many river stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestSeptember 15 to 24
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration20 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature56 to 58 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.31
Volatile Acidity0.18 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.53 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.0 grams per liter
Alcohol12.47%
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes