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1970 vintage guide for Spain Rioja

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A very good vintage with a number of first class wines

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Best Producers

Another ‘nearly’ year with many top proucers making excellent wines, including El Coto, Faustino, Martínez Bujanda, Salceda, and Olarra. Faustino, Salceda and López Heredia each turned out more than 20% of Gran Reserva wines and the overall average was 15%. The best of these wines are drinking at their peak now.

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