The following appeared in a recent post:
"the cork on the 1990 dunn crumbled when he tried to pull it out, so storage was most likely the issue."
What does storage have to do with cork condition? I mean, aside from the point that if the cork does not remain wet, it will likely shrink and allow air to enter the bottle.
I would think that crumbling or not crumbling depends mostly on the quality of the cork selected by the bottler.
I searched this topic and could not find any previous answer to the question. Thanks in advance.