Faustino 1 Rioja Tinto Gran Reserva 2005 75cl

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Country Spain
Region Rioja
Brand Faustino
Grape Variety Tempranillo
Size 75cl
ABV 13.5%
Closure Type Cork
Vintage 2005
Maturity drink now and up to 5 years
Food Match Pulled Pork and other smoked meats
Style Rich, rounded and complex, medium to full bodied.

A fantastic example of a premium Rioja from one of the oldest family owned vineyards in Spain. This wine is made from mainly Tempranillo, with the addition of a small percentage of Graciano and Mazuelo. It is aged for 26 months in French and American Oak barrels, giving a beautiful oak complexity.

Intense and complex on the nose, the wine has notes of dark fruits, spices and old wood.  Smooth and velvety on the palate with excellent integration of Christmas cake fruits and spicy with a hint of vanilla on the finish. Rich, rounded and complex. Deliciously decadent with extraordinary vitality and a long unique finish.

Country Of Origin: Spain
Based in the Alavesa region of Rioja, Northern Spai, Grupo Faustino has been family owned and run since 1861 and represents four generations of wine-making. It remains one of the oldest and most important family owned Spanish still wine groups. 758 hectares of vineyards in Rioja, accounting for 50% of all Faustino production and 100% of Faustino Gran Reserva and Reserva to ensure quality and consistence. Exporting to 79 countries across the globe and are the number one exporter Worldwide of Gran Reserva Rioja.
Country Of Origin: Spain

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