This is Perhaps Rock ’n’ Roll’s Greatest Wine Collection

Originally published in the October 2015 issue of Robb Report Collection as “Rock ’N’ Romanée”

Meet Joe Smith, the man who introduced the Eagles to Château Pétrus.

An imperial of 1961 Château Lafite Rothschild has the prime spot in the wine room of Joe Smith’s Beverly Hills home, the star of a collection that includes numerous other rare, 6-liter bottles from the likes of Château Lynch-Bages and Gaja. The ’61 is the first bottle any visitor sees, strategically placed near the entrance and illuminated jus…

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