Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001

Bodegas Faustino (Rioja)

WS89DAW97JR15GP92

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Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001 has been Nº1 in January 2014 in the Decanter Magazine. With 19.25 points out of 20, Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001 was ranked as the Nº1 of the Top 50 Wines of the Year.

Technical sheet · Faustino I Gran Reserva

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2001 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja,Spain)
Winery: Bodegas Faustino
Volume: 75cl
Score: WS89DAW97JR15GP92
Grapes: Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo
Pairing: MeatRoastVeal
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Awards: 2014 Silver Outstanding - International Wine & Spirit Competition
2014 Gold - Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
2014 Silver - International Wine Challenge
2013 Bronze - International Wine Challenge
2012 Silver - Decanter World Wine Awards
2012 Silver - International Wine & Spirit Competition
Consumption Temp.: 18-19ºC
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Description · Bodegas Faustino

Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001 (Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001 has a ruby ​​robe with iridescent mahogany and bright color.
  • Nose: Very broad nose, nuances evolved and elegant bouquet of long aging in wood.
  • Mouth: Very elegant and velvety flavors. Raisins, spicy eucalyptus, and strong end.

APPELLATION: Rioja

VINEYARD: Bodegas Faustino

GRAPES: Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo,

AGING: Aged 28 months american (80%) and french (20%) oak barrels

PAIRING: Plates, Meat, Roast. Cheese.

TEMPERATURE: 18-19ºC

ALCOHOL: 13%

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Highlighted review about Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001

Aporvino

Posted on at 04.43

4/5

Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001

Intense cherry red color in the center of the cup with garnet border and tile. On the nose intense and complex spicy and new wood (toasty, leather, vanilla and balsam) with mild alcoholic presence notes. In the mouth it is a well finished wine with powerful tannic, enveloping nuances and ends in meatiness, elegance and crisp acidity for perfetamente conjoined with food.



Development and Aging



Made with 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graziano and 5% Mazuelo.



Breeding is 28 months in American oak barrels and French



Awards and Honors




 Gold Medal at the prestigious German competition Mundus Vini
 Silver Zarcillo
 The flagship of the winery and the Rioja Gran Reserva most exported
 88 Points Penin
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Anonymous

Posted on at 11.17

5 /5

Perfect
Marinus Van Overveld

Posted on at 09.29

4.5 /5

exelent
Anonymous

Posted on at 18.13

5 /5

Faustino I Tinto Gran Reserva 2001

Very good wine that did not break the bank. The smell seemed to be like coffee.

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5/5

Taste deep and many nuances

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Reviews about Faustino I Gran Reserva 2004

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

- Restrained, mineral style with elegant tannins.
- Youthful and fresh, feminine and complex.
- Deliciously decadent with extraordinary vitality in the palate and a long unique finish.
- Faustino I Gran Reserva, 2001 has been chosen as Decanter's Number One Wine of the Year.
- From more than 3,200 wines recommended in Decanter over the past year, their tastings team has picked out not only the highest-scoring but also the best-value wines.
- With 19.25/20 point Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001 has been positioned as number 1 out of 50.

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