6/17/2014

Antique Wine Co. has requested that a court dismiss a $25 million lawsuit against it due to "fatal legal flaws" in the plaintiff's case and a lack of "personal jurisdiction," according to the U.K. merchant's filing. AWC accuses collector Julian LeCraw Jr. of "opportunistic extortion" regarding wines that he claims are fake, including a $90,000 bottle 1787 vintage Chateau d'Yquem, an 1847 d'Yquem, 12 bottles of Lafite-Rothschild from 1784 to 1906, as well as a 1908 Margaux.

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