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Wine/Dry Imperial Moet & Chandon 1942


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Hi David,
I have a bottle of vintage champagne and would like to know the value and if it would still be drinkable assuming it has been cellared correctly. The bottle is a Dry Imperial Moet & Chandon 1942.

If there is any worth here, where would be the best place to sell it?


Hi Jonas,

This is from a good but not outstanding vintage and is very old indeed for a Champagne so drinkability would be a gamble.

I can't suggest a potential sale value but Langton's ( should be able to suggest a catalogue figure if you were to offer it for sale in one of their auctions.




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