Faustino V Reserva 2005, Doca Rioja

Rioja Rioja
Spain

$21.95 (22798)

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July 23, 2011

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a fairly deeply coloured, maturing Rioja with a very piquant nose of rosemary, coffee spice, gamey notes and...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Oohh, funky. Lots of brettanomyces (horse manure) and mint/eucalyptus on the nose; neither traditional nor classic....

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Monika  Janek
Monika Janek

Wow! I don't think I've seen this much polarity in reviews! Perhaps John Szabo tried an off bottle. I put off tasting this wine for a while because well, I'm superficial I suppose and I HATE the label! I know to not judge a wine by the label but the label just made me shudder and I assumed the wine was no good. Bad me. I enjoyed this wine! It's a very nice example of a Rioja.

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