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2002 Faustino VII

Under $15, at 12.5% alcohol, and scoring a very nice 16+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale, the 2002 Faustino VII Rioja was ready to savor at 17…

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1985 Tinto Pesquera

The 1985 Tinto Pesquera Cosecha Propia┬áReserva was hand-carrried back from Ribera del Duero in Spain. It has 12.5% alcohol, scored a gold 18 Dionysian points on their 20-point…

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1988 Tinto Pesquera

Scoring 17+ Dionysian points out of 20 and costing under $20 back then, this 29 year-old Spanish red from Ribera Del Duero was at its peak. The 1988…

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2015 Cune Rioja Rosado

Scoring 17 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale, the 2015 Cune Rioja Rosado has 13.5% alcohol (a bit high for Rose’: 13% is ideal or even lower)) and…

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NV Nodus Cava Nature

Nodus Cava Nature is light, absolutely dry with no dosage added and cost around $15. It scores 16 Dionysian points on the 20-point scale. Its 12% alcohol, refreshing…

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2014 Nodus Rosado

The 2014 Nodus Rosado is 12% alcohol {perfect} cost under $12, and scored 16 points on the Dionysian scale of 20. This Rose is is made with ┬áBobal,…

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2015 Cune Rosado

The Spanish 2015 Cune Rose scores 15+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. It cost under $10, and with 13% alcohol, it is an ideal summer wine to…

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1985 Corral Gran Reserva Rioja

Cosecha is the Spanish term for vintage or “year of” and the 1985 Corral Gran Reserva Rioja from Bodegas Corral in Rioja Alta, Spain scored 18 Dionysian points…

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2001 Grand Baroja Rioja

The 2001 Gran Baroja Rioja Gran Reserva, at 14% alcohol, costing nearly $24, scored 15+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. It was still deep red at 14…

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Nodus Merlot Delirium

Scoring 16+ Dionysian points out of 20, ( a 90 on wine magazine scales) the Nodus Merlot Delirium cost under $20, has 13.5% alcohol and is made by…