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Abad dom Bueno Godello en Barrique 2015

GeneralWineryBodegas del Abad
RegionBierzo
Town of productionValtuille de Arriba and Valtuille de Abajo
VarietalGodello
Total production of the wine5000 bottles
Name of winemakerMiguel Tienda
VineyardAge of vines used to produce winemore than 80 years old
Yield1.20 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares5 acres
Elevation above sea level1970 feet
Inclination of vineyard15 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture with high concentration of clay, slate, and stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestsecond week of September
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typecold maceration for 72 hours and in French oak casks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration30 to 35 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature60 to 64 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.05
Volatile Acidity0.36 grams per liter
Total Acidity7.0 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.5 grams per liter
Alcohol12.9%
AgingTime in barrel50 days
Barrel type and agenew French oak
Time in bottle before release2 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredyes