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how long does a bottle of moet champagne last ive had it 20yrs in a dark place on its side and a constant temp

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Hi Angela,

A constant temperature is a plus as variations are always damaging so I hope it was below 55deg F so that you have some prospect of pleasure after 20 years. But even so it would be a gamble as I'd only count on the very top vintage Champagnes lasting that long.

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David
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I have 40 year`s experience tasting, collecting and enjoying wines as an amateur enthusiast. Bordeaux and Port are my particular loves and I regularly buy and sell at auction. I have a good library and frequently participate in on-line discussions. I can only help with valuations, buying or selling if you tell me where you live as there are many variations around the world.

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