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Carmelo Rodero Valtarreña 2015

Carmelo Rodero Valtarreña

2015
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This is a singular wine created from the best grapes of a single plot, 'Valtarreña', using a blend o...

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x6 -5%

£ 44.27

/ btl 0.75 L

(£ 42.06 x6)

Details for Carmelo Rodero Valtarreña 2015

Producer

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2015

Review

This is a singular wine created from the best grapes of a single plot, 'Valtarreña', using a blend of 75% Tinta del País (Tempranillo), 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot. The selected grapes are sourced from the winery's own vineyards, aged between 45-55 years old, where very low yields are obtained.

A bright, dark cherry-red in colour, this wine reveals black fruits in an array of complex aromas that include hints of coffee, leather, spices and toasty notes. Displaying a silky, unctuous feel on the palate, it is meaty and powerful with great balance and structure, and an endless finish.

Aged for 30 months in 225-litre Bordeaux-style French (60%) and American (40%) oak barrels, which are on average one and a half years old.

  • Vine age:Between 45 and 55 years
  • Soil:Calcareous-clay
  • Climate:Continental with atlantic influence
  • Yields:Low yields
  • ViewClean / Cherry red
  • Bouquet:Toasty notes / Black fruit / Leather / Liquorice / Spices
  • Mouth:Structured / Fleshy / Velvety / Very persistent
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC
  • Decanting:Aeration is recommended

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by: gunner (11/07/2019) - Vintage 2015

Une valeur sûre !

Le nez est parfumé, l’attaque en bouche est séduisante. Vu la puissance qu’il dégage, ce vin peut attendre encore plusieurs années avant d’être bu.

by: Stéphane (04/05/2017) - Vintage 2014

clasico

un vino en el estilo de la Ribera del Duero, con mucho de todo pero le puede faltar un poco de elegancia...para los amadores de vinos poderosos.

Bodegas Rodero

Bodegas Rodero

Carmelo Rodero has his roots firmly fixed in Pedrosa de Duero's wine-making traditions. The fourth generation to become involved, he follows in the footsteps of his great-grandparents, who used traditional wine-presses, and his grandparents, founder members of Pedrosa's wine-producing cooperative.After running the family vineyards for several years, he ventured out and sold grapes from 50 ha of vineyards to Vega Sicilia for 14 years. Having gained a real understanding of the...

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