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Blanco Nieva Sauvignon Blanc 2016

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
RegionRueda
Town of productionNieva
VarietalSauvignon Blanc
Total production of the wine2,950 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce winemore than 20 years old
Yield2.98 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares14 acres
Elevation above sea level2800 feet
Inclination of vineyard0 to 3 degrees
Soil compositionmixed with a high concentration of sand and many river stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual at night
Date of harvestSeptember 23 to 24
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration20 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature56 to 58 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.36
Volatile Acidity0.15 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.45 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.1 grams per liter
Alcohol11.50 %
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes