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2015 Barossa Valley Estate GSM

Scoring 17 fine points on  the Dionysian scale of a possible 20, the 2015 Barosssa Valley Estate GSM has 14% alcohol, and cost about $20. GSM stands for…

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2017 Kay Brothers Shiraz

With 14.5% alcohol, scoring 18 gold medal points  on the Dionysian Scale of a possible 20, and costing about $120,  but is well worth it, the 2017 Kay…

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2014 Koyle Costa Pinot Noir

With 14%v alcohol, the 2014 Koylle Costa Pinot Noir from Colchugua Costa at Paredones, Chile, it cost under $20, and scored 16+ points on the classic Dionysian scale of…

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2013 Tate Chardonnay

The 2013 Franklin Tate Estates Chardonnay from Margaret River in Australia has 12.9% alcohol, cost about $15, and scored 16 fine points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. Served…

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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,…