Bodegas Roda – Sela 2014

by  |  30-06-2017

I was quite excited to receive this recent sample as I’d tasted the Sela 2013 sometime back and found it to be not only a great wine, but also a great value. I’m not really sure what happened here with the 2014 vintage as I was under the impression that Rioja wasn’t hit as badly with the early rains that were experienced more to the eastern parts of Spain and around the Mediterranean. In fact, I’ve tasted some very nice ’14s from Rioja recently which is what made this an oddball. It was lacking in the depth of the previous wine and it wasn’t an issue with the bottle itself but more that the grapes were picked underripe. I suppose their promo material that came with the wine states it all as they apparently their vineyards did indeed get hit by the rain in September and they had to do […]
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