Rubus 2019

Currently spending a few days in Teruel and thought I’d try the local wines. This one from Rubielos de Mora is an artesan wine made from Garnacha and Tempranillo, the a Spanish classics.

It has the purple colour I expect of Spanish reds and a medium scent which is a bit astringent on the nose to start with followed by the red and dark berry scents you’d associate with these two grapes.

A young wine that’s light on the palate. It tastes better than expected with underlying berry flavours. It is quite dry: the tannins and acidity could do with some balancing.

Overall an OK table wine: drinkable but nothing to get excited about.

Name: Rubus
Colour: Red
Year: 2019
Grapes 79% Garnacha, 30% Tempranillo
Winery: Bodega Jesus Romero
Country: Spain
Region: Teruel
Quality Classification: Vino de España
Alcohol: 14%
Price: 8€

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