Red Wine Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2019
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Produced by Bodegas Rodero from vineyards over 30 years of age located near Pedrosa del Duero, Carmelo Rodero Reserva is made from one of the oldest and purest Tinta del País clones in DO Ribera de Duero.
The vineyards sit between 750 and 850 metres of altitude, in an area with a harsh Continental climate. The soils are composed mainly of clay, with small amounts of pebble stones, slime and sand.
The composition of this Spanish red wine is 90% Tinta del País (Tempranillo) and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
After the harvest, the grapes were vinified in stainless steel tanks. Once fermentation and maceration were completed, this red wine from Ribera del Duero was aged for 21 months in French oak barrels, with periodic rackings.
Finally, Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2019 was aged for a minimum of 24 months in the bottle before its commercial release.
Decant this Reserva red wine a minimum of 30 minutes before drinking.
The red wine Carmelo Rodero Reserva is medium purple with some violet tinges.
Deep and balanced, this blend of Tinta del País (Tempranillo) and Cabernet Sauvignon conveys rich aromas of wild berries, notes of vanilla and cinnamon, suggestions of flowers and aromatic herbs, and some creamy, toasted, coffee-like notes. Everything is subtly conveyed and definitely unemphatic.
Elegant and gentlemanly, with a rock-solid estructure and a smooth body. In this wine of Bodegas Rodero the flavours of forest berries are perfectly harmonized with the ageing notes, tannins are soft and ripe, and acidity is perfectly balanced. Long, mineral finish with some earthy and smokey overtones.
|Our personal opinion||
A very pure and expressive wine, Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2019 is a delight both to the palate and the mind.
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2018:
Enterwine 94. Guía Peñin 93. J. Suckling 93.
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2017:
Enterwine 94. Guía Peñín 93. Decanter WWA 2021 - 86 points and Bronze Medal.
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2016:
Enterwine 94. Guía Peñín 94.
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2015:
Enterwine 94. Guía Proensa 97. Guía Gourments 96. Peñin 93.
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2014:
Enterwine 94. Parker 92.
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2012:
Enterwine 93. Peñín 91.
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2011:
Peñín 92. Gold Medal & Special Price for Spain - Citadelles du Vin 2015 (Bordeaux).
Carmelo Rodero Reserva 2010:
|D.O.||Ribera del Duero|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||21|
|Name of Award||Bacchus Awards 2023: Gold Bacchus.|
|Percentage of variety||Tinta del País 90%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%.|
|Pairings||Bull meat, Civet, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stew|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|