Camino de los Arrieros is a red wine from D.O. Arribes, produced by Alvar de Dios Hernández.
After working in several different wineries, Alvar de Dios decided to start his own personal project, demonstrating the value of the old vines owned by his grandfather in the town of El Pego. His clear effort towards an organic-biodynamic cultivation and a classic production, result in fine and tasty wines. Alvar de Dios has managed to position himself amongst the most important winemakers of the area.
Camino de los Arrieros is a red wine made with Juan García, Rufete and other varieties coplanted in a vineyard that is over 50 years old, with granite soils, located within the limits of D.O. Arribes.
After the manual harvest, and once they have been destemmed and stomped, the grapes go through a cold maceration for 24-48 hours. Fermentation is carried out with native yeasts in stainless steel deposits at a controlled temperature. This wine is aged for 10 months in 300-litre French oak barrels.
Red wine Aged in wood Respectful agriculture. 12 months in French oak barrels. Winery: Alvar de Dios Hernandez. D.O. Arribes. (Castilla y León) Variety: Mencía, Merenzao, Trincadeira, Cariñena and Rufete.