Color - Garnet red Bouquet - Lovely scents of hickory and red plum, clove and cocoa Taste - A medium-bodied wine with flavors of ripe strawberries, cherries and raspberries with leather and cedar notes and a long, silky finish
Rioja Alavesa, Spain From Faustino estate vineyards in Spain’s Rioja region. These vineyards were planted in the late 1970s.
|Wine maker notes|
|Grapes are de-stemmed and undergo fermentation for 10 days at 84°F. The grapes then go through a 20-day maceration period. Then they are aged for a total of 41 months (17 months in 100% American oak casks and 24 months in bottle).|
|92% Tempranillo; 8% Mazuelo|
|Flavorful fish such as tuna, squid in its ink, red meats and mature cheeses healing.|
|Bodegas Faustino is located in Oyon – Álava. It enjoys a well-deserved international reputation after more than 150 years of experience in the production and aging of premium wines. The winery has 650 hectares of vineyards in the heart of Rioja Alavesa, between Laguardia and Oyon villages (in the North of Spain). The fourth generation family business, has become a leader in the production and exportation of high quality wines.|