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2010 Chateau du Puy Bordeaux

Scoring 17+ Dionysian Points, at 14.5% alcohol, and costing just under $40, the 2010 Chateau du Puy from Montagne Saint-Emillon is almost ready.  It comes from an outstanding…


2018 & 2016 White & Red Bordeaux

Legende is from Domaines Barons de Rothschild and they make a basic, but quite good red and white Bordeaux. The Legende 2018 White Bordeaux  has 12% alcohol, cost…


Double Mag of 1983 Chateau Gloria

Costing under $80 back then, and scoring 18+ points on the Dionysian Scale of a possible 20, the 1983 Chateau Gloria from St. Julien in Bordeaux  had 12.5%…


The 2017 Le Dauphin d’ Olivier

With 13% alcohol, costing $30, and scoring 17 points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20, the 2017 Le Dauphin d’Olivier, from Pessac-Leognan in the Graves region…

1973 Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste

Costing just $15 back then, with 12.1% alcohol, and scoring 17 points on the Dionysian scale, the 1973 Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste Saint Gutrons from Pauillac in Bordeaux was beautiful….


1970 Chateau Saint-Paul Bordeaux

Costing just $4. 82 back then, with 11.5% alcohol, this 49 year-old Bordeaux scored 17 points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20. The 1970 Grand Vin…


2008 Chateau Pontac Monplaisir

With 14% alcohol, scoring 15+ points on the Dioinysian scale, and costing about $16, the 2008 Chateau Pontac Monplaisir from Pessac- Leognan, a part of Graves in Bordeaux…


2010 Chateau Doisy Daene Barsac

This Barsac scored 18+ points on the Dionysian 20-point scale. It cost under $50, has 13.5% alcohol, and was one of the very best dessert wines produced in…


1982 Chateau Margaux

At $75 back then,  with 12% alcohol, the 1982 Chateau Margaux  scored 17+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. The one I had two years ago scored half-a-point…


1978 Chateau Boyd-Cantenac

Scoring 18 Dionysian points out of 20, this  12% alcohol Bordeaux from  the Margaux village was perfect. The 1978 Chateau Boyd-Cantenac, Grand Cru Classe, is a Third Growth…