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2015 Kay Brothers Grenache

Well worth its $35, with  14.5% alcohol and scoring 18 gold medal points on the Dionysian 20-point scale, the 2015 Kay Brothers Basket Pressed Grenache showed beautifully. It…

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2007 Primus

For under $20, the 2007 Primus from Chile’s Veramonte, this 14.5% alcohol red scored 17+ Dionysian points out of 20. Pepper, spice, blackberry, black raspberry and smoky oak…

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2010 Montes Merlot

The 2010 Montes Merlot Classic Series from Colchagua Valley in Chile has 14% alcohol, cost about $16 and scored 17 Dionysian points on a scale of a possible…

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2013 Naturana Wines Carmenere

Scoring 16 points on the 20-Point Dionysian scale, the 2013 Naturana Wines Carmenere 80%, Cabernet Sauvignon 20%  with 14.5% alcohol was well made. It was bottle number 2300…

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2015 Koyle Costa Sauvignon Blanc

Scoring 18 points (Gold Medal) on the 20-point Dionysian Scale, the 2015 KOYLE COSTA Sauvignon Blanc from Colchagua Costa, Chile, is outstanding. Costing about $24 a bottle,  it’s…

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2002 Deakin Estate Merlot

Costing under $15, the 2002 Deakin Estate Merlot from Victoria in Australia scored 14+ points on the Dionysian scale. It has 14% alcohol. Filled with plum and cherry,…

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2012 Casillero del Diablo Chardonnay

With 13.5% alcohol, the 2012 Casillero del Diablo Reserva Chardonnay from Concha y Toro in Chile scored 16+ points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20. It…

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2014 Prophecy Sauvignon Blanc

The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc from Prophecy in  the Marlborough region of New Zealand is atypical of New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs. It scored 16 points (not 14 as most…

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2007 Folatre Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

With13.5% alcohol, the 2007 Vinedos Folatre Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile scored 15+ points as a good food wine. It could have used another two or three years…

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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…