Faustino I Gran Reserva 1994

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

Price: $27.99
Item No. 27579
  • WE92
  • W&S90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2001
  • D97

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Intense, bright ruby red.

Bouquet: Aromatic, delicate yet intense with glycerine notes.

Taste: Mellow, velvety and smooth.

Grape Varieties: 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo.

Alcohol: 13%

Learn About Faustino

In the mid 1800s, Eleuterio Martinez Arzok took his first steps toward establishing himself as a producer and merchant of wines from the Rioja region of Spain. He started out by selling his wines in the Rioja and Basque regions, direct from the barrel. Much has changed since then and the winery he founded has since become known as one of the premier fine wine producers of the Rioja...

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Learn About Rioja

(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World ...

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