Wine Enthusiast Catalog WineExpress.com Wine Shop Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Visit Our Sites

800.962.8463   View Cart   Track Order   My Account   Customer Service
  Sign Up for Email Alerts
WineExpress.com
OR
Advanced Search
Wine Express® Wine ClubsWine Gift Baskets & Gourmet FoodGift SamplersSaleOur GauranteeVideo Tastings
Shop Our Winter Clearance Sale! Big Markdowns - New Wines Added Every Day
Browse by: Wines by Type | Wines by Varietal | Wines by Region

Home

  Low Stock Alert!
Order Now Before We Sell Out
 
Bodegas Faustino 1985 Rioja Gran Reserva I
SHIPS FREE on 3+ Bottles - Details
  Bodegas Faustino 1985 Rioja Gran Reserva I
Item Number:20 60 260 85
Our Price:$99.95
Discounted Case Price:$1,079.40 - 10% off!
($89.95 per bottle)
Availability: IN STOCK 
Buy: 
 

Pin It


Ratings
CUSTOMER RATING
Based on the averaged scale of 1 to 5 glasses
EXPERT RATING
Based on the 100 Point Scale
 WE  92 
About Our Ratings

Bodegas Faustino 1985 Rioja Gran Reserva I
Faustino produces Gran Reserva only in the best vintages. With 1,625 acres of vineyards, Faustino’s Gran Reserva wines are all estate grown and bottled. The vineyards are located in the upper portion of the Rioja Alavesa, at an altitude of 1,200- 1,800 feet. Here, the climate is relatively cool thanks to the maritime influence of the Atlantic Ocean to the north, and the vines thrive in the area’s chalky soil. This wine is a blend of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo. After fermentation the wine aged for 28 months in 80% American oak barrels from West Virginia and 20% French Vosges oak barrels. It has matured in the Bodegas' cellar since then, softening to a silken smoothness and taking on immense complexity. This rare 1985 was rated 92 points by Wine Enthusiast Magazine who said "Beautifully balanced, this shows all the positive attributes of mature Rioja. Very alive, with deep sweet fruit that wears tobacco and meat accents. Anise accents the ultra smooth palate. Full of complex flavors, with a lingering finish." EXTREMELY LIMITED!

Discuss This Wine in Real-Time


Customer Reviews

Ask Us a Question


You May Also Like:
Subscribe to Our FREE Email Alerts
Benefits:
Exclusive Savings & Discounts Weekly Updates On New Products
Wine Tips & Trends Wine Tasting Invites
FREE SUBSCRIPTION
Privacy Policy | Email icon View Sample
Wine Gift Baskets | Pairings | Wine by Type | Wine by Varietal | Wine by Region | Samplers | Wine Clubs
Affiliate Program | Customer Service | Track Order | My Account | View Cart | About Us
Follow Us And Stay Connected!
Follow Us ANd Stay Connected

Copyright © 2015, Wine Express®
All Rights Reserved.


WEB02-WEX Facebook Twitter Pinterest RSS Google +