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Bodegas Roda 2004 Roda 1 Reserve - Printable Version

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- TheEngineer - 02-20-2010 09:00 PM

Intense nose, I smelled this as it was being poured about 6 feet from me. Very dark in colour, opaque. First impressions are that this is a very nicely made and densely flavoured wine. But it is the texture that is very different. I tis very very vvery smooth, slightly off-dry, tannic and structured. It is a rather modern approach to Rioja. Nicely done but don't reach for this if you are looking for a traditional rioja. Having said that, I bought a few to bring back to the US with me.