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2015 Fixin

Louis Jadot’s 2015 Fixin has 13% alcohol, cost about $22, and scored 16+ Dionysian point out of 20. Still deep ruby the 100% Burdungy used to be the…

2015 Scrapona Moscato D’Asti

The 2015 Scrapona Moscato D’Asti had 5.5% alcohol, cost under ten bucks, and scored a very nice 16+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. It was filled with…

2000-Chateau Greysac

The 2000 Chateau Greysac from the Medoc in Bordeaux, cost under $18 then, had 12.8% alcohol and scored 16+ points on the Dionysian scale. After decanting, the wine,…

1987 Vina Pomal Rioja

At 12% alcohol, costing under $12 back then, the 34 year-old wine scored 17+ Dionysian points. The 1987 Vina Pomal Rioja Reserva from Bodegas Bilbainas was fill with…

1987 Poppy Hill Chardonnay

Costing under $9.00 back then, with 12.7% alcohol, the 1987 Poppy Hill Chardonnay from Napa, scored a fine 15 points on the Dionysian scale of 20. It was…

1971 Bolla Amarone

Earning 18+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale, with 14% alcohol, the 1971 Bolla Amarone was still red with school house brick color and an amber edge. It…

2011 Morgon Beaujolais

With 13% alcohol, and what is over the hill for most Beaujolais, the 2011 Morgon, a Cru Beaujolais, cost under $14 then and scored a nice 15+ points…

1988 Chateau Beychevelle

The 33 year-old Bordeaux, the 1988 Chateau Beychevelle Grand Cru from Saint-Julien in Bordeaux, had12.5% alcohol, (a level you’ll no longer ever see), cost only $20 back then,…

2006 Basa

Costing under $12, scoring 16 Dionysian points from 20,with 13% alcohol, the 2006 Basa Blanco from Rueda in Spain is always an outstanding wine buy. Filled with floral…

1997 Bottaccio

With 12.5% alcohol, the 1997 Bottaccio Rosso Conero , after decanting, continued to open for another half hour. It was earthy, truffle notes and had red fruits on…