2006

Rioja DOCa Gran Reserva Faustino I

Grenache, Graciano, Tempranillo

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Wine information

Region

Rioja, Spain

Grape

Grenache, Graciano, Tempranillo

Producer

Faustino

Vintage

2006

Goes well with

Classic game dishes such as Rehpfeffer with Spätzli, roast pork with plums and aubergine lasagna

Degustation notes

Distinctive dark ruby? colour, a slightly mature, open bouquet with hints of spices and vanilla, a classic Rioja nose, intense aromas of juicy berries, medium strength, nicely balanced, with supple tannins and a long finish. A beautiful classic wine.

Awards

Decanter - 95

Special notes

Matured for 24 months in casks followed by at least 36 months in bottles before commercialization. The Martinez family has producesgood wines in Oyón, north of Haro, since 1860, and bottled them since 1931. The domain continues to be operated by the family that owns more than 650 hectares of vines in the best locations in the Rioja Alava.

Alcohol content

13.5%

Allergy info

contains: sulfit

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2020-2021

Original packaging

Box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

Country of production

  • Switzerland

Supplier

  • Coop Info Service
  • Postfach 2550, 4002 Basel
  • Phone: 0848 888 444

Ratings

Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0 72 ratings and 28 reviews

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2008)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2008)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    absoluter Lieblingswein!!!

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2008)
    Average rating: 3.0 of 5 3.0

    j'ime moins qu'avant. A prix égal prenez le marques de riscal

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2008)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Great value for money

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2008)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2008)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Very nice full body wine

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2008)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Sehr guter Rioja. Er ist seinen Preis wert.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2005)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    sehr guter Wein

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2006)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Très rafiné classe

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2005)
    Average rating: 3.0 of 5 3.0

    Guter Alltagswein, mehr nicht; obere Preisklasse für diese Qualität.