Faustino I Gran Reserva 1996

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

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Item No. 88582
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Winemaker's Notes

Grape Varieties
90% Tempranillo; 10% Mazuelo and Graciano

Vinification
It is aged 2-3 years in oak casks and is refined in bottle for 4 years prior to its release.

Color
Intense, bright ruby red.

Bouquet
Aromatic, delicate yet intense with glycerine notes.

Taste
Mellow, velvety and smooth.

Alcohol
12.5%

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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
What's great is you can get this in any good supermarket and it's great wine Grape Varieties: 90% Tempranillo; 10% Mazuelo and Graciano Color: Intense, bright ruby red. Bouquet: Aromatic, delicate yet intense with glycerine notes. Taste: Mellow, velvety and smoot
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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
This is a beautiful complex wine with a smooth finish. I will be giving this wine as a gift thoughout this holiday season as well as stocking up on it fo myself.
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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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