Bodegas Faustino Rioja VII 2010
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Flavors of cherry, tobacco and light earth remain harmonious through the spicy finish in this polished red. Moderate tannins and balsamic acidity impart balance. A traditional style. Drink now through 2017.
Lively red, shading to ochre. Hint of vanilla and ripe red berry fruit. Well-balanced, velvety, elegant.
Bright ruby. Earthy, smoke- and herb-accented aromas of redcurrant, cherry pit and cured meat. Then plump and juicy in the mouth, with tangy red fruit flavors showing a slightly bitter, medicinal quality. Silky tannins give shape to the finish, with the redcurrant and meaty notes repeating. On the rustic side, in a good way; fans of old-school Rioja should check it out.