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Characteristics of Faustino Crianza
Faustino Crianza is a red wine from the D.O La Rioja region produced by the Faustino winery. This wine is made using only Tempranillo grapes.
The grapes used to make Faustino Crianza are taken from the 650 hectares of vineyards owned by the winery. These vineyards are situated between the towns of Laguardia and Oyón. The care of the vineyard, as well as the subsequent harvest, are carried out following the teachings of decades of dedication to the world of wine in La Rioja.
The various phases of the vinifaction process and production of this wine are performed using conventional methods. Before being bottled, Faustino Crianza is then aged in american oak barrels for 14 months.
Faustino is one of the most well known and respected wineries from Spain. The two supporting pillars of their work, according to the winery, is the love and respect for nature and the vineyards.
La Rioja is one of the most important areas of wine production in the world. It has a long history, and exceptional soils and climates. From the Tempranillo and Grenache varieties they make great red wines that are masterfully aged which demonstrates the experience passed from generation to generation.
To talk about The Bodegas Faustino is to refer to a long family that over generations has dedicated itself to the world of wine. The winery is one of the few family wineries that is still in the hands of the descendants of the founder, and is now in the hands of the fourth generation of the same family. The Faustino winery is also part of the elite group of century old wineries in La Rioja, it is one of the largest in La Rioja, and is one of the most important wineries in Spain. Although regardless of their size, they have not put quantity over quality, with their vast range of wines receiving acclaim, obtaining numerous awards on a national and international level.