Bodegas Roda

+34 941 30 30 01 Avda. Vizcaya, 5. Barrio de la Estación
Haro, 26200
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At this particular moment, Mario Rotllant and Carmen Daurella came to La Rioja, with the passionate commitment to create a project that would bring something new to the wine world. In the Rioja, where there seemed to be nothing left to achieve, in Haro’s world famous century-old Barrio de la Estacion district, on a terrace jutting into one of the bends in the Ebro river, the beginning of this whole adventure was to take place. What better way to personalize a new project than to name it after the initials of Mario’s and Carmen’s surnames, RO-DA. The first months were made up of making contacts and performing trials; and in 1991 the philosophy of the winery was established. The formation of a high-powered technical team was the best short term means of becoming leading experts among Rioja’s wineries. Only the indigenous red grape varieties, Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano were used. There is total respect for the concept of the vintage, wines from other years are never added Read more »

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  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Hi all,I'm a neophyte in the world of wine but, I've had an inkling to get involved.  Now I'm actually taking the time to taste and learn more about wine.  I really hope to learn much more from you all as well as contributing useful information to this forum in the future.  I've taken in some great info already here and I want to thank you all f... Read More

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  • Bodegas Roda Tempranillo Blend Rioja Roda Reserva 2004


    Soft and smokey. Like a pinot meets a rhone red. Perfect for opening now. Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2

  • Roda Roda 1 Reserva 2004


    2004 Roda I Reserva (14.5%) - attractive and intricate nose with 'cheesy' meaty notes; this is serious stuff with powerful solid mouth-feel vs superb depth and class, savoury vs liquorice finish; the alcohol is just a bit out of kilter but a great wine (I'd have graded it 95 otherwise). 92-94Or better balanced I think, their "basic" wine:2004 Ro... Read More

    Wine review by Richard M James

  • Roda DOC Reserva 2003


    This is real modern winemaking...all about the fruit and balance...instead of tired over-oaked and dried up...this wine is a delight Read More

    Wine review by Floyd Mills

  • Roda Roda 1 Reserva 2004


    one of my favorite riojas. will buy it when ever possible. Read More

    Wine review by koswerks

  • Bodegas Roda is a relatively new addition to the Rioja landscape.  Nestled in the Alta Rioja among many grand old Bodegas, Mario Rottlant and Carmen Daurella had a vision of creating a true alta expresión Rioja when they founded Roda in 1987. The alta expresión movement began as many producers, both new and old, looked at the world wine market a... Read More

    From the article Rocking it with Roda

  • Roda Roda 1 Reserva 2004


    nose loaded with blackberries, black plums, black currants. The palate also extends to the berries and the spicey notes I've received with this entire Roda tasting. chocolaty, round finish Read More

    Wine review by Nicki Gig

  • Roda 1 Rioja Reserva 2003


    A city girl with country roots: Delicate almost-prune and wildflowers on the nose, petal soft in the mouth with fresh touches of wet weeds, eucalyptus, and distant smoke beneath the pleasing red fruit. Balanced, gentle & lovely. Read More

    Wine review by Carly Wray

  • Roda Roda 1 Reserva 2004


    Fairly meaty and floral nose, always an interesting combination. A smooth wine, with good but balanced acidity, integrated oak that shows more on the finish, a mix of red and black fruit, predominantly black cherry, and a long finish of chocolate. Read More

    Wine review by mark

  • Roda 1 Rioja Reserva 2003


    slight earth, meaty, mushrooms with dark fruit components seeping through the complex aromas. the palate offers more red fruits, berries and spice, hot earth like finish Read More

    Wine review by Nicki Gig

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