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Faustino Faustino Rioja Gran Reserva I 2005 750ml 2005

$39.99

SKU 20236

750ml

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Clean, bright. Ruby colour developing to maroon. On the nose is complex and elegant, wide fruity and spicy notes. On the mouth, elegant, with pleasant hints due to the barrel ageing. Long and silky finish.

It matches with any kind of meat and mushrooms rice. Some tasty or oily fish such as tuna or cod. Medium-aged cheese such as emmental or gruyere.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Brand Faustino
  • d93

DecanterA wine that is evolving slowly, leaving behind a complex savoury character which mingles with red plums, vanilla and full grainy tannins. A benchmark for a long ageing Rioja with quality. Drinking Window 2017 - 2025

  • wa89

Wine AdvocateThe 2005 Faustino I Gran Reserva has a classical, oaky profile, with developed aromas but still keeping some fruit. The palate is medium-bodied and polished, but I expected a little more weight and depth. This brand represents around 40% of the total Gran Reserva Rioja sold in the world with 520,000 bottles produced. Drink Date: 2016-2020.

Luis Gutierrez, August 30, 2016

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