Faustino VII Rioja
Rioja, this highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world.
Variety: 100% Tempranillo
Origin: Rioja, Spain
Aging: 4 months in American oak barrels.
Colour: Lively red color shading to ochre
Aroma: Hints of vanilla and ripe red berry fruit
Palate: The wine is very well balanced, velvety and elegant
In the mid 1800s, Eleuterio Martinez Arzok took his first steps toward establishing himself as a producer and merchant of wines from the Rioja region of Spain. He started out by selling his wines in the Rioja and Basque regions, direct from the barrel. Much has changed since then and the winery he founded has since become known as one of the premier fine wine producers of the Rioja region.
In the late 1950s, his similarly adventurous descendant, Julio Faustino Martinez, launched the family-owned label in both national and international markets. Today, Bodegas Faustino is Rioja’s largest exporter of Gran Reserva wines. The winner of numerous awards and gold medals in international competitions and tastings, Bodegas Faustino is a proud custodian of the Rioja region’s growing international reputation as a source of truly world-class fine wines.