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Faustino Tempranillo Blend Rioja Gran Reserva I 2000

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2000 Bodegas Faustino Rioja Faustino I Gran Reserva 750ml

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Bodega Faustino was built in 1968 but wine production under the Faustino name began long before that when, in 1861, Eleutorio Martinez Arzok purchased a vineyard in Oyon, Spain.  The vineyard stayed in the family and bottling begin in 1930 by Faustino Martinez Perez de Albeniz. Bodega Faustino sits on a little over 1,500 acres across the municipalities of Laguardia, Logrono, Mendavia,... Read more
Bodega Faustino was built in 1968 but wine production under the Faustino name began long before that when, in 1861, Eleutorio Martinez Arzok purchased a vineyard in Oyon, Spain.  The vineyard stayed in the family and bottling begin in 1930 by Faustino Martinez Perez de Albeniz. Bodega Faustino sits on a little over 1,500 acres across the municipalities of Laguardia, Logrono, Mendavia, and Oyon in Northeastern Spain.  By combining local climate and conditions with the tradition and experience of winemakers, Faustino wines are recognized and celebrated all over the world. Stainless steel tanks and state-of-the-art technologies are combined with traditional processes to create the unique Faustino wines that, after being aged in either American or French Oak, continue to be celebrated. Read less

External Reviews for Faustino Tempranillo Blend Rioja Gran Reserva I

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Ruby-red. Wild meaty aromas of dried red fruits floral oils pipe tobacco and cured meat. Smooth appealingly sweet and smoky offering redcurrant and cherry flavors and a hint of candied rose. Notes of vanilla and mocha carry through a long smooth finish which shows just a whisper of tannins. Decidedly old-school; fans of the type will likely find my score low. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
02/17/2013

According to Wine Advocate - The 2000 Gran Reserva, a blend of 86% Tempranillo, 9% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo aged for 26 months in American and French oak, has a dusty, leathery nose with touches of soy. The palate is nicely balanced.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
07/06/2014

Ruby-red. Wild, meaty aromas of dried red fruits, floral oils, pipe tobacco and cured meat. Smooth, appealingly sweet and smoky, offering redcurrant and cherry flavors and a hint of candied rose. Notes of vanilla and mocha carry through a long, smooth finish, which shows just a whisper of tannins. Decidedly old-school; fans of the type will likely find my score low.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
07/06/2014

The 2000 Gran Reserva, a blend of 86% Tempranillo, 9% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo aged for 26 months in American and French oak, has a dusty, leathery nose with touches of soy. The palate is nicely balanced with leathery black fruit and a dry, smooth licorice-tinged finish. Drink now–2018.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
06/18/2013

Frisch, fruchtig, viel dunkle Frucht (Pflaumen, schwarze Kirschen), eine etwas würzige Note, gefolgt von balsamischen Noten mit ganz dezenten, animalischen Noten im Hintergrund. Nach 5-10 Minuten Luftkontakt verschwindet diese animalische Note fast gänzlich, auch die Würzigkeit tritt in den Hintergrund, dafür kommen die Fruchtaromen stärker zum Vorschein, gefolgt von dezenten Holznoten. Der Wein hat eine mittlere Länge und einen angenehm, fruchtig endenden Abgang.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/21/2014

The 2000 Gran Reserva a blend of 86% Tempranillo 9% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo aged for 26 months in American and French oak has a dusty leathery nose with touches of soy. The palate is nicely balanced with leathery black fruit and a dry smooth licorice-tinged finish. Drink now-2018. - Neal Martin Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.



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