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Ochoa Tempranillo Crianza 2012

GeneralWineryBodegas Ochoa
Town of productionOlite
Total production of the wine8,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine23 years
Yield1.98 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares123 acres
Elevation above sea level1350 feet
Inclination of vineyard5 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay, gravel, limestone
HarvestHarvest methodmechanical
Date of harvestSeptember 15 to 20
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration10 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature77 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration10 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature68 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.55 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.5 grams per liter
Residual Sugar1.7 grams per liter
Alcohol13.5 %
AgingTime in barrel12 months
Barrel type and ageAmerican oak, 2 years old
Time in bottle before release12 months minimum
BottlingCold stabilizedno