Wine "Faustino V" Reserva, 2006, 375 ml
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Wine of deep cherry color with ocher highlights.
The wine has a bright, smooth taste with velvety tannins and a long finish with a hint of dried fruit.
Strawberry-chocolate flavor wine with notes of toast, shades of violet, vanilla and dried fruits.
The wine goes well with red meat dishes under the delicate sauces, game birds (quail, pigeons), big game, cheeses, lamb chops, stew, and is an excellent digestif.
"Faustino V" Reserva - Spanish real "aristocrat", the classic red wine from Rioja appellation, created from indigenous grape varieties: Tempranillo and Mazuela dominant grown in the mild climate on soils with a high lime content. The wine has a beautiful rich fragrant bouquet with a focus on shades of red berries and very attractive, soft and velvety taste. In the production of selected berries are 10-day fermentation at a temperature of 29 ° C and maceration on the skins for 20 days, after which the wine is aged for 16 months in American oak barrels from Missouri, and then 2 years in the bottle. Wine storage capacity is at least 10 years.
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.