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Tasting Highlights: 2004 Rioja

The Rioja region of Spain returns to form after two difficult vintages
Thomas Matthews
Posted: June 7, 2007

After a rainy 2002 vintage, and a scorching 2003, Rioja is back on form with 2004, a long, cool growing season that benefited from a sunny harvest to produce grapes with good levels of both potential alcohol and acidity, leading to balanced reds with juicy fruit flavors.

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