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1980 vintage guide for Spain Rioja

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An average to good vintage of fast-maturing wines

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Only Martínez Bujanda and Salceda reported a vintage better than the norm, and Montecillo posted a ‘2’ (although they did make 5% Gran Reserva). Gran Reserva overall was the average-annual 7%.

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