Bodegas Faustino enjoys a well-deserved international reputation, after more than 150 years of experience in the production and ageing of premium wines. The winery has 650 hectares of vineyards in the heart of Rioja Alavesa, between Laguardia and Oyon villages. The fourth generation family business, has become a leader in the production and sale of high quality wines with a global reach and reputation. The Faustino range are products which represent a blend of both modern wine making and the age-old traditions of Rioja, Spain's leading wine region.
The reputation of Bodegas Faustino centres on the quality and complexity in the wines they develop, adhering to a stringent process using a combination of ageing in oak barrels and bottle prior to launch. Their wines are classified based on this ageing process, presenting exceptional quality and outstanding value.
Rioja Gran Reserva designation is granted to wines that have been aged for at least two years in oak barrels and three years in bottle.
Bronze Award Winner of the 2015 Decanter Asia Wine Awards.
Matches with any kind of meat, mushrooms and rice. Oily fish such as tuna or cod. Medium aged cheese such as emmental or gruyere.
Tasting Note: Medium depth ruby colour developing to maroon. Complex and elegant aroma, wide ripe fruit hints, spicy notes, slight blond tobacco and cedar hints. Elegant on the palate, good balance between acidity and tannins with a silky finish.