6 Facts about the World's oldest drinkable champagne

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Oct 19, 2023

What divers found

Divers found a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea in 2010 near the tiny island of Aland.

Number of bottles

The shipwreck was found with 168 bottles of champagne.

Condition they were found in

Most of the bottles were in perfect condition as they were preserved by the cold and dark environment of the sea.

Cellar in the sea

Veuve Clicquot (A champagne house) began a scientific experiment called 'Cellar in the Sea' after getting inspired by the discovery.

Analysing the ageing process

The scientists will keep taking samples of the champagne for the next 40 years to analyse the ageing process under the water.

Remnants of the shipwreck

Experts say the remnants of the shipwreck was most likely being taken to either Bomsund or St. Petersburg in Russia.

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