Wine "Roda I" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2008
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Wine intense, deep ruby color with cherry glow.
The wine has a silky texture, rich and aristocratic, elegant, perfectly balanced taste, imbued with the dark tones of ripe fruit and chocolate. Duration and unique aftertaste fascinating.
Expressive, rich aroma of wine gossip of the motives of ripe dark fruit with a dominant plum, complemented by notes of minerals, balsam and chocolate.
Wine is the perfect partner for many foods - especially meat, game, mature cheeses, pates.
"Roda I" Reserva - excellent wine in terms of balance and elegance. It has the subtlety and grace, amazing quality tannins and excellent length. This incarnation of the ideal balance between volume, silky, fruity and fresh. "Roda I" Reserva is made from Tempranillo with magnificent thirty vines that give small harvest: only three pounds with vines. Crop harvested from 12 September to 9 October. The wine is fermented and aged in French oak barrels, 50% of which are updated annually, and the remaining 50% - annuals. Aged in barrels lasts 16 months after bottling the wine is aged for another 20 months in the cellars of the winery. "Roda I" Reserva has a unique style that can not be confused with anything. This wine, produced in limited batches in numbered bottles, has a great potential and will evolve and improve in the bottle for at least 10 years of age.
Bodegas Roda is located in the northwestern part of the Rioja region, in the Barrio de la Estación. This small town on the southern bank of the river Ebro is associated with some of the great wines of Rioja, as well as with some of the most respected wineries, existing since the middle of the XIX century. Bodegas Roda was founded in 1987 by Mario Rottlant Catalans and Carmen Daurella. Their goal was to create a superb, highly expressive red wines in a contemporary style, reflecting the terroir of the region and varietal characteristics in a unique incarnation. The symbol of the winery, conveys a sense of vision of its wines, became the image of a thistle - elegant hardy flower, closely related with the landscape and able to be stored for a long time after cutting. Bodegas Roda owners scrutinized Bordeaux wines as a reference technique and quality. After consulting with the famous Spanish wine-grower Felix Alonso, Mario bought a vineyard 21 total area of 150 hectares in the best areas of Rioja Alta and Alavesa. All the vineyards are processed without the use of chemicals, crop is harvested by hand, the age of the vines ranges from 30 to 90 years.