Ade desperately wanted the Wine Spectator Wine of the Year. So when the 1985 Lynch-Bages won honors in 1988, she searched high and low before locating two bottles in a wine shop in Santa Ana. She asked the retailer to put the bottles on hold and drove the 90 miles from San Diego to Santa Ana, where she happily claimed her two bottles, paying about the going rate of $37 each for the 97-point rated Pauillac.
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