2001 Faustino 1 Gran Reserva Rioja (Case - 6/75cl)
The 2001 Faustino 1 is a popular, well made wine at a very reasonable price. Aged for 26 months in French and American oak barrels, it is comprised of three types of grape - 86% Tempranillo, Graciano 9% and Mazuelo 5%. The quality of this wine was applauded by Decanter Magazine during their search for wine of the year. When looking at the highest scoring and best value wines, the 2001 Faustino 1 was scored 19.25/20 thus voting it their wine of the year for 2013. In terms of pairing this with food, it would suit red meat and game, as well as fish with big flavours such as tuna. Cheeses such as Manchego and Emmental would also be delicious.
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