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Arca Nova Rose 2016

GeneralWineryQuinta das Arcas
RegionVinho Verde
Town of productionSobrado (province of Valongo)
VarietalEspadeiro (60%) and Touriga Nacional (40%)
Total production of the wine13,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine6 to 30 years, 20 years average
Yield3.97 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares50 acres
Elevation above sea level980 feet
Inclination of vineyardup to 15 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture with a very high concentration of schist and granite
Irrigationyes, drip
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestsecond half of September thru early October
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration10 to 15 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature53 to 61 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.3 grams per liter
Total Acidity6.5 grams per liter
Residual Sugar8.0 grams per liter
Alcohol11.5 %
BottlingCold stabilizedyes