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1985 vintage guide for Spain Rioja

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A fair vintage producing easy-drinking wines of medium intensity

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Quite a lot of producers disagreed with the Consejo Regulador on this one, including Contino, El Coto, Faustino, Luís Cañas, Martínez Bujanda, Salceda, Montecillo and Olarra and Ondarre, who rated it as a 4, whilst López-Heredia rated it 5. Very significantly for a grade 3 year, 10% of wines went into Gran Reserva (annual average 7%).

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