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GeneralWineryCeller Malondro
Town of productionCornudella de Montsant
VarietalGarnacha 50, Carignon 50%
Total production of the wine5800 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine14 to 75 years old
Yield1.79 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares200 acres
Elevation above sea level1800 to 2600 feet
Inclination of vineyard3 to 4 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay, schist, and limestone
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 3 to 24
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typecold maceration 5 days, 80% in small stainless steel tanks and 20% in oak c
Alcoholic fermentation, duration22 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature76 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, type80% in cement tanks, 20% in oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration15 to 18 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature65 to 68 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.65 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.5 grams per liter
Residual Sugarless than 2 grams per liter
Alcohol13.5 %
AgingTime in barrel11 months
Barrel type and ageFrench oak and American oak casks, new to 4 years old
Time in bottle before release4 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredyes, lightly