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Ardales Noble Organic 2005

GeneralWineryBodegas Aruspide
Town of productionValdepenas
Varietal100% Tempranillo
Total production of the wine15,000 liters
Name of winemakerJose Sanchez Barba
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine20 years
Yield1,250 kilos/ha
Size of vineyard, hectares40 hectares
Elevation above sea level700 meters
Inclination of vineyardnorth-south
Soil compositionstony clay
HarvestHarvest methodby hand in boxes
Date of harvestAugust 2005
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration12 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature26 ?C
Malolactic fermentation, typein stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration10 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature20 ?C
AgingTime in barrel4 months
Barrel type and agenew French Allier
Time in bottle before release10 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes