Sarah Jane Evans MW gives her tasting notes and drinking window for Roda.

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 95
Grape Variety:Tempranillo


Roda, Cirsion 2006


This product is featured in: Top Riojas through the ages.

Cirsion first appeared in 1997, in Haro’s Station District, an ultra-modern neighbour to such famous names as López de Heredia and La Rioja Alta. Cirsion (meaning ‘thistle’, which is Roda’s logo) is the top wine; others may prefer the less intense Roda. Cirsion is Rioja on steroids: superbly made, and a wine that will certainly repay patient cellaring.
Price £120–£167 Hailsham, Hedonism, James Nicholson, Swig, The Champagne Co, The Drink Shop
Drink 2015–2025
Alc 14.5%