Faustino I Gran Reserva 1956
The vegetative cycle was 175 days. This year the winter was very cold and the frosts were frequent. Even so, the quality of the harvest was rated as good.
Appearance: Clean, shiny, low-middle layer wine, with brown hues in its edges, typical of wines that have remained in the bottle for many years.
Nose: Deep, elegant cedar and spicy hints due to the bottle ageing.
Tasting: Pleasant, smooth, silky.
Aftertaste: Remarkable spicy hints.
Finish: Long, elegant, pleasant, reminiscent of nuts.
It matches with any kind of meat and mushrooms rice. Some tasty or oily fish such as tuna or cod. Medium-aged cheese such as emmental or gruyere.
85% Tempranillo; 15% Graciano, Mazuelo, Viura.
26 months in american oak barrels