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120-Year-Old Champagne Found in Pol Roger Cellar Wreckage

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French news site L'Union reported on Friday that Pol Roger cellar master, Dominique Petit, has made the discovery of the century: 22 bottles of Pol Roger Champagne believed to be buried more than 100 years ago.
The Champagne bottles were discovered in the wreckage of Pol Roger's cellar on the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, France, which has been sealed off since it caved in after heavy rains in the winter of 1900. At the time of the disaster, which occurred almost exactly 118 years ago on February 23, 1900, Drinks Business reports , the entire facility collapsed, burying two million...
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