Rubienne is an early ripening black wine grape from Australia, bred by CSIRO, Plant Breeders Rights were granted in January 2000. It has a short growing season with low yield potential. Vitis vinifera, the selected clone for data analysis was Rubienne MI 09-90. The prime name of this variety is Rubienne. This variety is suited to the warmer inland wine regions and wines produced are full bodied with plum and cherry aromas. Small quantities grown for commercial wine production in Australia.

Variety: Rubienne
Colour: Black
Seeded: Yes
Bud Burst Days (July 1=0): Early 71.00
Flowering Days (July 1=0): Late 117.00
Veraison Rating: Late 196.00
Harvest 22 Brix Days (July 1=0): Early 234.00
Seasonality (days): Medium 172.00
Leaf Area Index (m2/m2): 3.87
Bunches Per Shoot: 2.30
Yield Potential: Low
Berry Weight (g): 1.26
Total Soluble Solids (° Brix): 22.80
pH: 3.87
Titratable Acidity (g/L): Medium 4.30
Tartaric Acid (g/L): 6.87
Malic Acid (g/L): 3.50
Tartrate Malate Acid Ratio: Medium 1.96
Anthocyanins (mg/g): Medium 1.13
Phenolics (au): 1.74
Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (mg/)L: 203
Potassium (mg/)L: 1,585.00