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Soplo 2013

GeneralWineryBodegas Rafael Cambra
RegionValencia
Town of productionFontanars dels Alforins
VarietalGarnacha Tintorera
Total production of the wine20,000 bottles
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine25 years
Yield1.4 tons / acre
Size of vineyard, hectares10 acres
Elevation above sea level2150 feet
Inclination of vineyard2 degrees southeast
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of sand and many stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestSeptember 15
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration12 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature73 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration18 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature64 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.6
Volatile Acidity0.48 grams / liter
Total Acidity5.4 grams / liter
Residual Sugar1.8 grams / liter
Alcohol13.5 %
AgingTime in tank12 months
Time in barrel4 months
Barrel type and ageFrench oak, 2 - 5 years old
Time in bottle before release14 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes, lightly