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1969 vintage guide for Red Rhone

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A magnificent year in the northern Rhone, with powerful wines from Cote Rotie and Hermitage

Weather Conditions

Thin wines from Condrieu.

Best Appellations

A magnificent year in the northern Rhône, with powerful wines from Côte Rotie and Hermitage. In many cases the wines equalled the legendary 1961s. (Powerful wines also from Condrieu)

Best Producers

In the south, Châteauneuf’s Château Rayas proved an exceptional wine in a very good year.

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