VALCANTO 2014 OAK-AGED MONASTRELL

BODEGAS PIQUERAS

DO ALMANSA


 
Harvest dates: First week of October
Harvest method: By hand
Vineyard: 700-800 metres altitude
Soil type: Nutrient-poor, limestone-rich
Age of vines: 40-60 years old, bush vines
Varieties: 100% Monastrell
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: French Allier
Racking:
Total ageing:
Bottled:

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