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Colorea Tempranillo - Syrah 2016

GeneralWineryBodegas Cristo de la Vega
RegionLa Mancha
Town of productionSocuellamos
VarietalTempranillo 70%, Syrah 30%
Total production of the wineApproximately 17,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine80 years, average
Yield3.20 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares5000 acres
Elevation above sea level2300 feet
Inclination of vineyardnearly flat
Soil compositionlimestone with a high concentration of Miocene clay
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestSecond and third week of September
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration15 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature68 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, durationapproximately 30 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature77 degrees F
Volatile Acidity0.48 grams per liter
Total Acidity3.00 grams per liter
Residual Sugar3.9 grams per liter
AgingTime in barrel3 months
Barrel type and ageAmerican oak, new and 1 year old
Time in bottle before release3 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes