Bodegas Faustino enjoys a well-deserved international reputation, with 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, Spain. 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. Their wines are classified based on this ageing process, presenting exceptional quality and outstanding value.
Rioja Reserva designation is granted to wines that have been aged for at least three years, at least one of which was in oak barrels.
Pair with any kind of meat. Matches with grilled or fried potatoes, mushrooms or ham. Oily fish such as tuna or cod, rice or pasta. Medium aged cheese and berry dessert.
Silver Award - decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015
Tasting Note: Cherry colour developing to maroon. Strong nose, complex, well integrated aroma, sweet notes due to the barrel aging such as cedar, cinnamon, clove and ripe fruits hints on the background. Perfect acidity and balanced as a whole. Medium long finish.