Red Wine Sela 2017

Crianza red wine from La Rioja. Tempranillo, Graciano & Grenache aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.
Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Grenache Red, Graciano, Tempranillo,
Wineries: Bodegas Roda
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

Located in the very heart of La Rioja, Bodegas Roda produces Sela from relatively young, 15 to 30-year-old vines.

As usual, this Spanish red wine is made principally from Tempranillo, sagely complemented with Grenache and Graciano.

Traditionally vinified, both alcoholic and malolactic fermentation took place in French oak vats. After that, this red wine from La Rioja was aged in used French oak barrels for 12 months.

Naturally stabilized, this Crianza red wine was finally clarified with egg whites.

Aerate Sela 2017 from La Rioja 30 minutes before drinking.

Additional Information
Additional Information

The wine Sela has a lively cherry colour with a reddish rim.


Elegant and suggestive, this wine from Bodegas Roda exhibits some nicely understated notes of wild berries, slowly evolving into aromas of cherries, peach skin, spices and suggestions of underbush. This Tempranillo from La Rioja also suggests some dim mineral undertones, punctuated by some delicately spicy and toasted touches.


Gentle and harmonious, this Crianza from La Rioja has a nimble passage through the palate. Ripe red berries, garrigue, charcoal and spices. Fresh and vibrant, Sela has an excellent acidity and a very fresh, delicately mineral finish.

Our personal opinion

Mild, smooth and well-balanced, Sela 2017 is simply a joy to drink.


Sela 2016:

Enterwine 91. Parker 92. Peñín 92. James Suckling 92. T. Atkin 91.

Sela 2015:

Enterwine 92. Parker 92. James Suckling 92.

Sela 2014:

Enterwine 92. Parker 90.

Sela 2013:

Blend of Tempranillo and Graciano. Parker 91. Enterwine 92.

Sela 2012:

Blend of 96% Tempranillo, 3% Graciano and 1% Grenache. Parker 90.

Sela 2011:

Parker 91. Peñín 90. Proensa 90.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 95%, Graciano 3%, Garnacha 2%.
Pairings Alone, Birds, Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Rosted piglet, semi-curred cheese
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
2 Reviews
Fresh as a daisy, free as a bird, juicy as an apple. Lovely Rioja.
Review by (Posted on 9 October 2018)
This company guarantees a high quality standard in all of their wines, from this entry-level to the top ones. This Sela red wine is elegant and light, fluid and wonderfully drinkable.
Review by (Posted on 8 November 2017)
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