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Lelia Garnacha Crianza 2014

GeneralWineryBodegas Sucesores de Manuel Piquer
RegionCariñena
Town of productionMuel
VarietalGarnacha
Total production of the wine10,000 bottles
Name of winemakerRafael Tejero
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine30 years
Yield1.19 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares50 acres
Elevation above sea level2300 feet
Inclination of vineyard20 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay and stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 20 to 28
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration15 to 20 dats
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature79 to 84 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration25 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature77 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.69
Volatile Acidity0.51 grams per liter
Total Acidity3.3 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.8 grams per liter
Alcohol14.00%
AgingTime in barrel6 months
Barrel type and ageFrench oak
Time in bottle before release18 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
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