Château Palmer quickly realised that the wine had been stolen and informed the police who arrived the next day. However, during their visit at the Château, the police were notified that the bottles had been located nearby in the town of Montussan.
Police were searching the house of a 25 year old man inconnection with other suspected burglaries when they discovered the missing wine.
The owner of the house is said to have provided “fanciful explanations” when questioned regarding his evident possession of the wine, he continues to deny stealing it and police have not been able to charge him.
It has not been confirmed how the thieves gained entry nor which wines exactly where stolen, the wine has however, been returned safely back to the Château.