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We are celebrating our 45th Anniversary tomorrow, December 24, and I found a 750 ml bottle of Moet et Chandon Cuvee Dom Perignon vintage 1985 and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut 750 ml with no vintage date.  are either of these champagnes still good or did we wait too long?

Thank you very much.

Hi Madelynn,

Sorry I didn't see this before but I'd have every confidence that the DP will have been delightful if it had been kept properly - lying down in a cool dark place. The NV Veuve Cliquot will have been a gamble without knowing how long you'd had it but this is a very reputable producer so the odds should have been on your side.




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