These lists are tough to compile. Through group dinners, large wine tastings, winery visits, press samples, and the like, wine geeks taste an enormous amount of wine each year. So I've decided to limit my own list to those wines that I purchased myself.
And rather than put together a “best of” list, I’ve decided to name my most memorable wines of the year. Today, I'm naming my ten most memorable splurge wines -- those that cost around $50 to $75 each.
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