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1971 vintage guide for Red Rhone

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Robust wines from Hermitage and Cote Rotie; wines from the south are on the light side and are now fading

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A very large crop in the north, yet the wines from Hermitage and Côte Rotie were quite robust and long-lived wines. In the south the reds were on the light side but had charm and grace; they are now fading. (Full-bodied complex wines from Condrieu)

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