I just tried to buy my favorite $75 Barolo — which I have not tried to buy in the past year and a half. It is now $400. Even back vintages on wine-searcher are hundreds of dollars. I knew what must have happened.

Barolo fans have known about Burlotto Monvigliero for a while.  I believe I have referred to it as one of (if not *the*) best values in “high end” wine on the market on this very board.  The 2013 is probably excellent. But screw AG and his 100. 

Expletive!

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jcocktosten posted:

Hate when that happens

If some schmuck rates a Bernard Levet Le Chavaroche 100 points I think I’ll sue. 

2013 Bernard Levet "La Chavaroche" Côte-Rôtie...

A perfect wine!  Subtle, yet forceful.  Seductive, yet powerful.  Fantastic!  100 points...

Come get me, lawyer boy!  

I also hate when critics give a very high score to a favored and affordable wine.  But... there are always more wines, n'est ce pas?

PH

It really sucks - even the pricing in Italy is terrible. Burlotto makes some great wines. Love the whole-cluster ferment on the Monvigliero also.

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