Colour: Clean, bright, straw-coloured with golden glints, soft bubble and nice rim.
Nose: Fruity (white fruit, apple), flower and honey hints. Nice honey touch ending.
Palate: Fresh, pleasant, balanced acidity, creamy, with nice carbonic integration. Significantly fruity. Long fruit touch due to its maceration on the lees. Goes well with cold meats or duck. Also nice with baked patatoes and mushrooms. It matches with salted fish and seafood, caviar and strong flavoured cheese.
Grape Varieties: Macabeo, Chardonnay
Aging: 18 months ageing sur latte
Awards: 88pts – Decanter; 85pts – Wine Enthusiast; 85pts – Guia Penin
History of Bodegas Faustino
Bodegas Faustino, located in Oyón, Rioja Alavesa, enjoys international renown earned over more than 150 years of experience in the production and ageing of premium wines.
Crossing the doors of Bodegas Faustino is like stepping right into the history of wine. It is an unforgettable experience in a winery with the most extensive worldwide recognition. It is losing oneself in an immense barrel hall or in the spectacular bottle ageing cellars. It is discovering a great winery where more than nine million bottles are resting.
It is sharing the passion of a family for the land and a respect for a centuries-old tradition in creating wines. It is discovering the essence of Rioja´s leading exporter of Gran Reservas.