Wine "Faustino I" Gran Reserva, 75 Aniversario, 2009
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Reviews of purchase "Faustino I" Gran Reserva, 75 Aniversario, 2009
Wine luxurious plum-ruby color.
The wine has a discreet, fresh, feminine and sophisticated taste with elegant tannins, mineral notes and a rich finish.
Refined, sophisticated aroma of the wine reveals magical notes of blackberry and oak, creamy shades, nuances of leather and spices.
The wine goes well with red meat, tuna and cheese.
"Faustino I" Gran Reserva - rich, rich wine with amazing flavor and velvety taste, created from a blend of three Spanish grape varieties grown in the famous Rioja appellation. Fermented fruit collected in stainless steel tanks at 30 ° C, maceration continues for 27 days. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged 25 months in American oak barrels and then another 3 years - in the bottle.
According to the journals and "Decanter Magazine" vintage 2001 was 19.25 out of 20 points and took first place in the "Top 50 wines" in 2013.
In 1861, Eleuterio Martinez Arzok took the first steps for the development of the family business, and acted as a winemaker, and as a trader by selling them produced wine straight from the barrel, which is put on the cart and traveled with it throughout the county. Thus began the history of the winery, which today is one of the leading producers of fine wines of Rioja, the leader in volume, variety and quality. In 1960, a descendant of Eleuterio, Don Julio Faustino Martinez, has done a lot for the development and modernization of the economy, as well as to expand the range of wines, the winery name added to his name, finally secured for the economy - Bodegas Faustino.
Due to the growing popularity of wine "Faustino" not only in Spain but also abroad, the family gradually expanded their territory of vineyards, which now occupy 600 acres, building new production facilities and cellars. Vineyards "Faustino" located in the upper part of the Rioja Alavesa, at an altitude of 1200-1800 meters above sea level. This site is a relatively cool, thanks to the influence of the Atlantic Ocean, climate and chalky soil has excellent exposure for growing excellent grapes. In the cellars of "Bodegas Faustino" established 4500 barriques, 80% of which are made of American oak and 20% - from the French.
Labels classical and reserve wines Bodegas Faustino decorated with reproductions of famous paintings by Velazquez and Rembrandt pen and a bottle of wine of the new generation called "Modern Reds" depicts Don Julio Faustino Martinez.