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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%…

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1976 Chateau Romer du Mayot Sauternes

Scoring 19+ points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20, the 1976 Chateau Romer du Mayot Sauternes was pure gold, both in color and in quality. The…

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2006 Drouhin Chablis

The 2006 Joesph Drouhin Domaine de Vaudon Chablis had 12.5% alcohol, cost under $24, and scored a fine 16+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. It was straw…

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2013 Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne

Scoring 17+ points, nearly gold, and costing about $100, with 14% alcohol, the 2013 Corton-Charlemagne from Louis Latour, a Grand Cru White Burgundy was filled with apple, mineral,…

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2006 Dom Perignon

At $150, with 12.5% alcohol, the 2006 Dom Perignon Champagne produced by Moet Hennessy, scored 19+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. Tiny bubbles, crisp citrus laced with…

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2006 Paul Jaboulet Cote Rotie

The 13 year old, 2006 Paul Jaboulet Aine Cote Rotie Les Jumelles  had 13.5% alcohol, cost $65 then, and worth $95 now, scored 18+ points on the Dionysian…

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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…

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1981 Chateau De Meursault

The 1981 Chateau De Meursault white Burgundy has 12.5% alcohol, cost  about $19 back then, and scored 17+ Dionysian points on their 20-point scale. Hints of honey and…

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1988 Champagne Krug

Today, Krug cost nearly $200 a bottle, back then it was just $75. It has 12% alcohol, and scored 17+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. The 1988…

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2015 Louis Latour Santenay

At 17 points on the Dionysian scale of 20, the 2015 Maison Louis Latour Santenay has 13% alcohol, and cost under $24. Latour is in Beaune in the…