VALCANTO 2013 OAK-AGED SYRAH

BODEGAS PIQUERAS

DO ALMANSA


 
Harvest dates: Mid-September onwards
Harvest method: Night harvest
Vineyard: 110 hectares, single estate, 700-800 metres altitude
Soil type: Nutrient-poor, limestone-rich
Age of vines: 25-30 years old
Varieties: 100% Syrah
Elaboration: Classic with destemming
Fermentation:
Macerations: 3 weeks - gradual increase in temperature to 29 deg then decrease to 23 deg
Treatments: Clarifying?
  Filtering?
Ageing: 6 months in barrel
Barrels: New American oak
Racking:
Total ageing:
Bottled:

Alcohol: 14.0%
Total acidity
PH:  
Cork: Synthetic cork