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Casajus NIC 2011

GeneralWineryBodegas J.A. Calvo Casajus
RegionRibera del Duero
Town of productionQuintana del Pidio
Total production of the wine3000 bottles
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine96 years
Yield0.92 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares2 acres
Elevation above sea level2800 feet
Inclination of vineyardsouth
Soil compositionmixture with a high concentration of clay and stones
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 16
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein oak casks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration10 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature58 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration20 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature66 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.60 grams per liter
Total Acidity5.13 grams per liter
Residual Sugar1.7 grams per liter
Alcohol15.0 %
AgingTime in barrel24 months
Barrel type and agenew French oak casks
Time in bottle before release12 months
BottlingCold stabilizedno
Filteredyes, lightly