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NV Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial

The 12% alcohol NV Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial scored 15+ points on the Dionysian Scale of 20. It cost under $49. It’s sweet enough to serve with…

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2003 Chateau La Tour Blanche

The 2003 Chateau La Tour Blanche First Growth Sauternes scored 17+ points  on the Dionysian Scale. It  has 13% alcohol and cost just under $45. The wine was…

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1994 Ferreira Porto

Scoring 19 Dionysian points on their scale of 20, the 1994 Ferreira Vintage Porto has 20.5% alcohol, is filled with rich black fruits including blackberry and black raspberry….

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2009 Santa Alicia Late Harvest Muscatel

With 13.5% alcohol and scoring 17 points on the Dionysian scale of 20, the 2009 Late Harvest Santa Alicia Muscatel, from the Limari Valley in Chile, is a…

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2011 Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Himmelreich Riesling Auslese

The Mosel-Saar-Ruwer dessert 2011 Riesling Auslese from Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Himmelreich  scored 18 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale, and its traditional 7.5% alcohol was perfect for the time…

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NV Marquee Classic Tokay

The non-vintage Australian Marquee Classic Tokay Rutherglen desert wine from Victoria has 18% alcohol and scored 15+ points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20. It’s made…

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2012 Chapelle-St-Arnoux Muscat Beaumes de Venise

At 15% alcohol, the 2012 Muscat Beaumes de Venise from Chapelle-St-Arnoux paired well with the blueberry and mango crumble. It scored 16+ Dionysian points on their scale of…

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1995 Vigna del Papa Vinsanto

This 16% alcohol desert wine was made for Popes, hence the name of the 1995  Vigna del Papa Vinsanto del Chianti. It scored 17 points on the 20-point…

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Ramos Pinto White Porto

White Port is rare. This 19.5% alcohol per-or-after-dinner drink is excellent. Since 1880, Ramos Pinto has made Port from grapes grown on their own estate. The White Porto…

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1961 Chateau d’Yquem

At 13% alcohol, this Sauternes treasure scored 19+ on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20. The 1961 Chateau d’Yquem is considered one of France’s best wines. Thick,…