Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck – One Expensive Champagne

Posted May 25, 2009 by livelux in Lifestyle & Travel








1907 Heidsieck Champagne

It took many years to finally reach they’re destination. Over eighty years to be exact.

But a collection of hundred year old bottles of champagne from the Heidsieck vineyard in Champagne are being enjoyed by wealthy guests at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Moscow.

This 1907 Heidsieck champagne is going for an eye popping $275,000 price tag.

The champagne was originally planned to ship to the Russian Imperial family in 1916. But a shipwreck off the coast of Finland resulted in the champagne being lost at sea.

In 1997, divers actually discovered over 200 bottles of the 1907 Heidsieck champagne.

So if you ever stay at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Moscow in actually enjoy a glass of champagne, remember its long journey and savoir the taste.