2018 Roda I Reserva

61.95 51.20
Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja Alta
Winery Roda
Year 2018
Grape Graciano Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2023 - 2034
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One of Spanish best wines. A modern accessible Rioja with 16 months of wood aging. Drink now but can also be kept in the cellar for another 15 years. A nose of red fruit, coffee, roasted nuts. Smooth on the palate, earthy, ripe red fruit, a hint of pepper, cocoa and nice ripe tannins. Beautiful aftertaste. The Tempranillo grapes for the Roda I (1) Reserva come from head-pruned Tempranillo vines older than 30 years around the capital of the Rioja - Haro, which ferment in large oak barrels with their own yeasts and are transferred to French oak barrels for the malolactic fermentation, where the wine ages for 16 months. It is a thoroughly modern Rioja. Give it one or 5-6 years to develop some more than incipient complexity and enjoy it for the next 10-15 years. Very elegant and refined - Best to carafe for the next 5 years. The 2018 is seen as one of the most beautiful vintages of this wine.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja Alta
Winery Roda
Grape Graciano, Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Year 2018
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2034
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 93
James Suckling rating 94
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard, Romantisch
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