URBINA 2008 CRIANZA

BODEGAS BENITO URBINA

DOC RIOJA



 
Harvest dates: October 2008
Harvest method: Manually
Vineyard:
Soil type: 50% clay-limestone, 50% sandy-limestone
Age of vines: At least 25 years
Varieties: 95% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano
Elaboration: Classic with destemming
Fermentation:

28 days maceration-fermentation at 28 degrees C; malolactic fermentation 10 days at 20 deg C after alcoholic fermentation

Macerations:
Treatments: Clarifying?
  Filtering?
Ageing: 12 months in barrel, at least 6 months in bottle
Barrels: American oak barrels, 3 months in new oak, 9 in 5-8 year old oak
Racking:
Total ageing:
Bottled:

October 2009, and then remains in the cellar for a further 6 months before release

Alcohol: 13.5%
Total acidity 5.50 gr/l tartaric
PH: 3.60
Cork: Natural top quality cork 44x24