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Blanco Nieva Verdejo 2016

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
RegionRueda
Town of productionNieva
VarietalVerdejo
Total production of the wine25,800 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine24 years (80%) to 84 years (20%)
Yieldless than 1 ton / acre for 84 year old; 2.98 tons / acre for 24 year old
Size of vineyard, hectares125 acres
Elevation above sea level2750 feet
Inclination of vineyard0 to 3 degrees
Soil compositionmixed with a high concentration of sand (85%) and many river stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 6 to 19
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration20 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature56 to 58 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.31
Volatile Acidity0.21 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.21 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.0 grams per liter
Alcohol12.5%
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes