Chateau Lafite Rothschild, 1970, Pauillac Controlee. Shipped by Nath Johnston Fils to Austin Nichols Co., San Francisco.
Provenance: Property of the original owner, and stored in a temperature and humidity controlled cellar in San Francisco as a wine future. On the closure of this facility, the crates were moved to the owners parents cellar, a natural cellar deep under a home in the East Bay. The crates have laid there, undisturbed, for decades..
Condition: The crates are mildly dusty, marked with various labels and basically in clean, good order. The bottles inside are clean, with labels in excellent condition. The capsules are pristine and tight, and even with the bottle tops. Level: Low neck. Sedimentation to one area of neck.
Auction Date: September 18, 2021