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GeneralWineryBodegas Familia Bastida
RegionLa Mancha
Town of productionSocuellamos
VarietalGarnacha
Total production of the wine36,000 bottles
Name of winemakerJuan Bastida
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine45 to 55 years
Yieldless than 1 ton per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares125 acres
Elevation above sea level2000 feet
Inclination of vineyardflat
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay and stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 15 to 18
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration18 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature64 to 68 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration35 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature64 to 68 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.38
Volatile Acidity0.40 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.30 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.8 grams per liter
Alcohol14.3%
AgingTime in barrel11 months
Barrel type and age5 months in new American oak and 6 months in new French oak
Time in bottle before release2 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredno