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Blanco Nieva Pie Franco Verdejo 2016

GeneralWineryBodegas Vinedos de Nieva
RegionRueda
Town of productionNieva
VarietalVerdejo
Total production of the wine3400 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce winemore than 80 years old, pre phylloxera
Yieldless than 1 ton per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares30 acres
Elevation above sea level2800 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 harvestSeptember 29 to October 6
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration20 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature56 to 58 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.10
Volatile Acidity0.21 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.5 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.5 grams per liter
Alcohol13.0 %
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes