Lafite-Rothschild ’07 Bordeaux Rises to Two-Month High of $8,500 in July 2013
The following day randomly I saw the wrapped bottles at a wine store in Xintiandi. Incredulously, I asked again.
The staff explained its to protect the label.
“Let’s face it, the label is the most important thing.” He knowledgeably lectured.
“Not the wine itself?!” I asked.
He gave me a blank look.
For dinner that night, we enjoyed a Chateau Margaux 1983.