In 1861, Eleuterio Martinez Arzok settled in Oyón. Buying a manor house and vineyards marking the beginning a new lineage, Faustino Martinez Pérez de Albéniz now continues the dream. Bottling the wine and laying foundations for fourth generation Julio Faustino who brands their name in 1960 in tribute to his ancestors. Bodegas Faustino owns about 650 hectares of vineyards in the best areas of the DOCa Rioja, in the municipalities of Laguardia and Oyón, 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 which produces unbeatable quality grape varieties, Tempranillo, Graciano, Mazuelo and Viura.
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Faustino I Gran Reserva Red Wine 2006, 2 x 75cl: A clean, bright, ruby colour developing to maroon. The nose is complex and elegant with wide fruity and spicy notes. The mouth is elegant, with pleasant hints due to the barrel ageing. There is a long and silky finish. Combining a sweet blend of red gran reserva grapes, Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo, with 26 months in French and American oak barrels. It matches with any kind of meat, oily fish such as tuna or cod and medium-aged cheese such as emmental or gruyere. 14% ABV.
Awards: Won Silver Medal in IWSC International Wine & Spirits Competition 2018; Won Gold Medal, 95 Points in Decanter World Wine Awards 2018; Won Gran Bacchus de Oro 2017 and 91 points by Guia Peñin.
Faustino V Reserva Red Wine 2013, 2 x 75cl: A clean, bright, cherry red colour developing to maroon. The nose is very intense with well integrated aromas, sweet barrels and fruity hints. The mouth has an elegant structure and balance as a whole, with a medium to long finish. Combining a sweet blend of red reserva grapes, Tempranillo and Mazuelo, with 18 months in American oak barrels. Ideal with any kind of meat, potato, rice, pasta, oily fish such as tuna or cod and medium-aged cheese and berries. 13.5% ABV.
Awards: Won Silver Medal in IWSC International Wine & Spirits Competition 2018; Won Bronze Medal, 87 Points in Decanter World Wine Awards 2018; Won Silver Medal in Mundus Vini Spring 2018.
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