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1977 vintage guide for Spain Rioja

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A highly indifferent vintage with few if any wines to recommend

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Pretty awful, all told. A few top producers made very good wine – for example, Martínez Bujanda and Salceda – but most of it was run-of-the-mill and was drunk as joven. A meagre 1% achieved Gran Reserva status.

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