There is no better exemplar of the way perfect storage conditions bring out the finer characteristics of a product than with wine.
Wine inherently does not want to survive. From the moment it is filled in the bottle, wine is in a permanent state of degradation, and how that wine degrades – or ages – is what makes an incredible and historical experience.
Wine is challenged by light, temperature, humidity, and agitation. It is the combination of these factors that creates characteristics in wine that either promote or detract from the true representation of the estate.