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FAUSTINO DE AUTOR - Reserva Especiale 2001

Fine Spanish Rioja Wine
FAUSTINO DE AUTOR - Reserva Especiale 2001

Country of Origin

Spain

Key Information

Other Information

  • ABV13%
  • Grape Type86% Tempranillo, 14% Graciano
  • Vintage2001

Grapes are handpicked. 11-day fermentation ensued, followed by maceration on the skins lasting 28 days.

The wine was pumped over twice a day with aeration for the first three days, followed by no aeration over following two weeks.

A light daily pumping over was applied after and the wine left to rest on its less for three months. It is then aged for two years in new, medium toast French oak barrels (225 liter capacity).

Intense, bright cherry red

Complex aroma, hints of new oak, vanilla and ripe red berries

Rich, creamy with well-integrated tannins and long-lasting aftertaste.

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