Roda I 2005
Bush vines over 30 years old, yields limited to 1,5 kgs. per vine.
From the 20th of September to the 11th of October.
In French oak vats. with controlled temperature.
In French oak barrels, 50% new and 50% second use. 16 months in barrels and 20 months in bottles.
By natural methods, clarification using only egg whites, without filtration.
Wooden cases of 6 bottles.
Bottles of 50 cl., 75 cl., 1,5 l., 3 l. and 6 l.
Saturated colour with black cherry and purple rim.
Black ripe fruit, such as black plum. Some mineral scents, cocoa, chocolate, very deep and elegant. Aromas coming up from the bottom of the glass, with a sensation of volume.
Dense, voluminous, full on the palate, silky, with present but very subtle tannins. Black fruit, plum, chocolate, some mint notes, mineral, full, a great wine. Very elegant and long, with good acidity giving contributing to freshness. A wine to enjoy it.
Harmonic, all is very well assembled. It invites to continue to take another drink.
Excellent vintage until the 12th of October that the rains began.
A dry and healthy summer.
463 mm. of precipitations in the vine-growing year.
Moderate temperatures and fresh nights in September.