Faustino I Gran Reserva 1968
89 million litres of wine were produced during this harvest. Vegetative cycle of 210 days. Cold April, moderately cold August. Not a hot summer.
Appearance: Clean, bright, medium-light bodied, ochre colour with golden rims.
Nose: Deep, remarkable spicy hints, elegant cedar hints due to the bottle ageing.
Tasting: Elegant structure, smooth tannins, pleasant on the palate.
Aftertaste: Remarkable spicy hints.
Finish: Complex, long and spicy notes stand out
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