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|Product:||Red Spanish Wine|
This wine with a proper name has become a timeless icon, is the most famous Gran Reserva worldwide, every winemaker's dream and the greatest pleasure to taste. The best Tempranillo grape, more than 24 months in oak barrels, a long stay in bottle and passion, a lot of passion.
Bodegas Faustino S.L.,
|Tasting Notes||Deep cherry-red and maroon tones. The nose is intense and complex with sweet notes of vanilla, spice and ripe fruit which follows through to the palate. Well structured and elegant with good acidity, leading to a warming, sweet, ripe fruity finish.|
|Storage Instructions||This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to < >|
|Country of Origin||Spain|
|Grape Variety||Tempranillo, Graciano, Mazuelo|
|Vinification||Fermentation temperature 28 ºc. 26 months in French and American oak barrels. A minimum of 3 years ageing in the bottle. In recent years, we have incorporated new, environmentally-friendly grape growing practices to make our vineyards increasingly sustainable. Among others, we employ precision viticulture to monitor canopy development in different areas within the same plot.|
|History||Bodegas Faustino owns about 650 hectares of vineyards in the best areas of the DOCa Rioja, in the municipalities of Laguardia and Oyon, and it is one of the largest owners of vineyards in Rioja. The land of Rioja Alavesa offers exceptional qualities, a chalky-clay soil and an optimum microclimate. Love and respect for nature are two of the pillars on which the philosophy of the winery is based.|
|Regional Information||Located between the Ebro River and the imposing rocky mass of the Sierra Cantabria, Rioja Alavesa is smallest sub-region with the highest elevation in the Denomination of Origin Rioja. The Sierra Cantabria protects the area from the cold and humid Northern winds, and the vineyards descend in terraces and ravines that shape this unique microclimate. For centuries the Basque region has been dedicated to vine growing, and the area is known for their use of Spain's native grape Tempranillo.|
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