6 Fascinating Facts About the World's Oldest Drinkable Champagne


By The Anand Market  

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What divers found 

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

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Number of bottles 

The shipwreck was found with 168 bottles of champagne.

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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.

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Cellar in the sea 

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

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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.

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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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