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Sancho Baron 2012

GeneralWineryBodegas Domeco de Jarauta Aldeanueva
RegionRioja
Town of productionAldeanueva de Ebro
VarietalTempranillo
Total production of the wine6,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine30 - 60 years old
Yield2.38 tons / acre
Size of vineyard, hectares40 acres
Elevation above sea level1670 feet
Inclination of vineyard2 degrees southwest
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of limestone and calcareous clay
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestSeptember 23
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration3 days maceration, 15 days fermentation
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature75 to 79 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein Hungarian oak barrels, new
Malolactic fermentation, duration45 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature64 to 68 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.54
Volatile Acidity0.44 grams / liter
Total Acidity5.5 grams / liter
Residual Sugar2.05 grams / liter
Alcohol14.1 %
AgingTime in barrel9 months
Barrel type and ageHungarian oak barrels, new
Time in bottle before release6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredno