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2002 Gine’ Gine’

The 2002 Gine’ Gine’ Spanish red from Priorat had 14% alcohol, cost under $19, and scored a nice 15+ Dionysian points on its scale of a possible 20….

1987 Villa Mt. Eden Cabernet Sauvignon

The 33 year-old 1987 Villa Mt. Edan Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon cost under $18 back then, had 12.8% alcohol, and scored 17 points on the Dionysian scale of…

2017 Vila Nova Vinho Verde

With a delightful 11.5% alcohol, costing under $14, and scoring 16 points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20, the 2017 Vila Nova Vinho Verde has citrus,…

2005 Henry’s Drive Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2005 Henry’s Drive Cabernet Sauvignon Padthway has 14.5% alcohol and still scored 18+ points on the 20-point Dionysian scale. Costing around $50, it’s one of the very…

1999 Chassagne-Montrachet

Scoring 19 points on the 20-point Dionysian scale, the 21 year-old white Burgundy had 13% alcohol and cost just under $30 then. The 1999 Doudet-Naudin Chassagne-Montachet Premier Cru…

2019 Luberon Rose’

This Mistral Vallee Rose’, the 2019 Luberon from the French Rhone region scored 16 Dionysian points, has 13% alcohol and cost under $14. Wild strawberry nose, salmon color,…

Casa Del Mar CAVA

The NV Cava, Casa Del Mar Blanc de Blanc has 12% alcohol, cost under $18, and scored 16+ points on the Dionysian scale of a possible 20 (Our…

2007 Paramo de Corcos

With 14% alcohol, the still fresh 13 year old Ribera del Duero Spanish wine, scored 17 points on the Dionysian scale of 20. The 2007 Paramo de Corcos…

1999 Stonehaven Shiraz

At 21 years old, the 1999 Australian Stonehaven Shiraz from Limestone Coast cost under $20, had 14% alcohol, and scored 16+ points on the Dionysian 20-point scale. Complex…

1985Corral Rioja

Scoring 18+ points on the Dionysian scale of 20 possible points, the 1985 Corral Grand Reserva Rioja from Bodegas Corral had 12.5% alcohol and cost under $15. The…