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Lelia Garnacha 2016

GeneralWineryBodegas Sucesores de Manuel Piquer
RegionCariñena
Town of productionMuel
VarietalGarnacha
Total production of the wine25,000 cases
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine28 to 33 years old
Yield2.58 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares110 acres
Elevation above sea level1970 feet
Inclination of vineyardup to 20 degrees south
Soil compositionmixture of miocene clay with many stones
Irrigationno
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 15 to 30
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration10 to 15 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature78 to 82 degrees
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration30 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature72 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.58
Volatile Acidity0.44 grams per liter
Total Acidity3.2 grams per liter
Residual Sugar2.3 grams per liter
Alcohol13.5 %
AgingTime in bottle before release4 to 6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes, lightly