It has a complex nose, elegant with a wide spectrum of fruits, spicy and inviting. The palate is silky smooth with vanilla oak and earthy tones long and distinguished in the glass.
Faustino I Gran Reserva Rioja is probably one of the most famous and recognised labels on the market today. A Spanish icon, first released in 1964 and one of the great traditionally styled Gran Reservas.
Its complexity and harmony results from the prolonged aging with 30 months spent in a combination of French and American oak and at least three years in bottle.
Grapes: 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano and 5 Mazuelo.
Guía Peñín 2018, Spain. Premium Gold, vintage 2005.
It pairs really well with roast lamb or any meat, mushroom risotto. Oily fish and medium aged cheese.