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2014 Chorey-Les-Beaune

Scoring 17 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale, the  five-year-old white Burgundy, the 2014 Chorey-Les Beaune Les Confrelins from Domaine Arnoux Pere et Fils, had 13% alcohol. It…

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2015 Garzon Marselan

Marselen is a cross between Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2015 Garson  Marselan  Reserve from  Uruguay has 14.5% alcohol, cost under $20, and scored a fine 16 Dionysian…

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NV Rosa Regale

Scoring 18 Gold Medal points on  the Dionysian scale of a possible perfect 20, and with an outstanding 7% alcohol, this dessert wine, the Banfi Rosa Regale, made…

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2003 Marques de Riscal Rioja

At 14% alcohol, the 2003 Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva scored 18 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. It cost under $25 when released. It was decanted half…

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1999 Symmetry

The 1999 Symmetry, made by Rodney Strong, from the Alexander Valley has 13.9% alcohol, cost about $55, and at 20 years old, scored 18 gold medal points on…

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2012 Chateau la Couronne Saint Emilion

With 13% alcohol, from a light Bordeaux year, the 2012 Chateau La Couronne Saint Emillion Grand Cru scored a fine 16 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. Its…

2018 Luberon Rose’

The 2018 Luberon Rose’ from the Rhone Valley called Mistral Vallee Rose’ scored 16+ Dionysian points. It has 13% alcohol and cost under $15. It was balanced, dry…

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2017 Dr. Konstantin Frank Gruner Veltliner

The 2017 Gruner Veltliner from Dr. Konstatin Frank of the Finger Lakes scored 17 points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20. It cost under $20, and…

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2015 Assaf Pinot Gris

At 13% alcohol, scoring 15+ Dionysian points, and costing under $18, the 2015 Assaf Winery Pinot Gris from the Upper Galilee in Israel was pale in color, had…

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1949 Anjou (70 years old)

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…