- DO: Toro
- Brand: Alvar de Dios, Toro
- Producer: Alvar de Dios
- Grape: Tinta de Toro
- Climate: Continental
- Production: 3,000
- Vinification: Aged 5 months in old big barrels
- Tasting: tapas, rice, white meat
- SKU: 74
Aciano is the first land that Alvar inherit from his grandfather and is named in honour of him. Located in El Pego, north of Toro region. 100% Tinta de Toro, 3hct of vines planted in 1919, pre philloxera vines ungrafted, in sandy soil. Alvar has been looking after this vineyrad since 2008, farmed organically and some biodynamic methods, not unitl 2011 when he produced his first vintage. In the winery; not destemmed, macerated for 45 days, spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeast, then 13 months in old big barrels of 300-500 L. Unfiltered, unclarified and a bit of sulphites before bottling, total of 50Mg/L. Production of 6000 bottles. A very different vision of the wines from Toro. Concentration, elegance and fruitiness.
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