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Drama 2015

GeneralWineryBodegas Familia Bastida
RegionLa Mancha
Town of productionSocuellamos
VarietalTempranillo 50%, Garnacha 35%, Syrah 15%
Total production of the wine30,000 bottles
Name of winemakerJuan Bastida
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine20 to 25 years
Yield1.98 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares38 acres
Elevation above sea level1800 feet
Inclination of vineyardflat
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay, limestone, and stones
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 5 to 8
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration14 to 15 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature64 to 68 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration25 to 30 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature68 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.40 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.10 grams per liter
Residual Sugar3.5 grams per liter
AgingTime in barrel7 to 8 months
Barrel type and ageFrench and American oak
Time in bottle before release2 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno