Wines made from tempranillo grapes: Moro reds and white godellos impress

By Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr

Alberto Moro said his family wasn’t really interested in making white wine until they fell in love with the godellos made in the Bierzo region of Spain. The great grandson of Emilio Moro whose name graces the family’s flagship wine, Alberto works beside aunts and uncles to carry on a family business that started in the Ribera del Duero region in the middle of the Spanish Civil War.

We recently shared a virtual tasting with Moro, a third generation whose job is getting the family wine distributed in the United States. The two Moro reds – the flagship Emilio Moro and the premium Malleolus – are made entirely of tempranillo.

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