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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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2007 Pouilly-Fuisse’

The 2007 Leonard de Saint-Aubin Pouilly-Fuisse’, with 13% alcohol, scored 17 points out of the possible 20 Dionysian points. It cost under $20 back then. At 12 years…

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2017 Bellview Gruner Veltliner

With 12.7% alcohol, costing about $20, and scoring 17 outstanding points on the Dionysian scale, the 2017 Bellview Gruner Veltliner from New Jersey’s Outer Coastal Plain AVA is…

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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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1974 SIMI Cabernet Sauvignon

Scoring 19+ points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20, with 13% alcohol, and costing exactly $18.56 when I got it in 1980, the wine was still…

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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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2013 Midbar Southern White

At 13% alcohol, costing under $15, and scoring 16 fine points on the Dionysian scale of 20, the 2013 Midbar Winery Southern White is a delightful warm weather drink….

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2012 Notios

At seven years old, the 2012 Notios from the Greek Peloponnisos, had 12 % alcohol, scored 15 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale, and cost under $9 a…

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2001 De Loach Zinfandel

The 2001 Russian River Valley Estate Bottles De Loach Zinfandel has 14.5% alcohol, cost just over $16, and scored a very nice 16+ points on the 20-point Dionysian…