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1949 Anjou

The 1949 Moulin Touchais Anjou has 13% alcohol, was bottle number 073, worth $1,000 now, but cost $35 back in 1964, and scored 19+ points on the 20-point…

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2015 Elsa Bianchi Torrontes

Scoring a gold 18 Dionysian points on their scale of 20, with 13% alcohol, and costing about $15, the 2015 Elsa Bianchi Torrontes from Mendoza, Argentina, has floral…

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2016 Cabo da Roca

At 13.5% alcohol and scoring 16 points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20, the 2016 Cabo da Roca  Vinho Tinto (red wine) is f rom the…

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Avantis Roditis 2004

At 15 years old, for a white meant to drink young, the 2004 Avantis Roditis from Beotia in Central Greece, cost about $10, scored 15+ Dionysian points out…

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2014 Four J G’s Vineyard Chardonnay

With 12.7% alcohol, this Colts Neck, New Jersey Chardonnay from the 2014 Four J G’s Vineyard, at 15 years old held together. It cost under $15 then, and…

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2011 Amancaya Malbec & Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2011 Amancaya Gran Reserva Malbec & Cabernet Sauvignon scored 17 points. It has 14.5% alcohol. It cost under $20 US dollars. At just six years old, the…

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Chateau Lafite 1970 vs 1975

  Both wines cost about $24 back then. That’s right, not $1,124, just $24. Both with 12% alcohol, and both are  my last bottles of those years. The…

2004 Tohu Sauvignon Blanc

The 2004 YOHU Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region of New Zealand, has 13% alcohol, cost under $15, and scored a fine 16 Dionysian points on their 20-point…

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2912 Condes de Albarei Albarino

With 13% alcohol, the 2012 Condes de Albarei Albarino from  the Rias Baixas region of Spain scored 16 points on the Dionysian scale and cost under $15. I…

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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…