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Hi there, I have been left a bottle of mercier champagne from my late grandmother. We believe it is one of the first bottles produced. Just wondered if it had any value?

Kind regards

Hi David,

Your reference to 1858 is to when this house, now part of Moet Hennessy, was founded, not to this bottle specifically I'm afraid.

Nor is it one of the first they produced as it's a standard off-dry NV blend they will have poduced in large numbers.

And, sorry, but it's very diffcult to see any value remaining in any old Champage bottle that shows such damage to the label and capsule - probably as a result of poor storage away from a cool dark place and lying down.




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