Full Review

Rubus

Rubus
2021 Red Blend, Vino de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
Organically Grown Grapes
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$16
Best Buy

Rubus
2021 Red Blend, Vino de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
Ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of fruit leather, herbed evoo, spumoni, and chocolate cake with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length finish with shades of cherry and strawberry compote, honey roasted nuts, and delicate brown spices with chewy, dusty tannins and moderate oak flavor. An inviting and generous Spanish red that will cover many bases with aplomb; brooding dark fruit is backed with savory chocolate and oak flavors.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Old World & Oaky
Aroma Aroma: fruit leather, herbed evoo, spumoni, and chocolate cake
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of cherry and strawberry compote, honey roasted nuts, and delicate brown spices
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-6 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An inviting and generous Spanish red that will cover many bases with aplomb; brooding dark fruit is backed with savory chocolate and oak flavors.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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Other regions include Catalonia in northeastern Spain where Penedès and Empordà wines originate as well as Alicante from the province of Valencia on Spain's south east coast.