No. 7 of FINE Champagne Magazine features two interesting articles of interest to Champagne.Ax readers:
- Shipwrecked Champagne Uncorked by Richard Juhlin, pages 74-75
Richard Juhlin tells about the hard work of having to taste an estimated six million of shipwrecked champagne in just three days.
During the three days all 145 recovered bottles were recorked and Richard Juhlin graded each bottle. Sixty bottles were graded “tradable good” to “outstanding”. About one-third of the bottles were graded in the middle-tier. These bottles might be used as reserve or dosage wine. The last third was undrinkable.
- Champagne Treasures from the Deep by Essi Avellan MW, pages 76-79
This article tells the story from the initial dive up until the first auction.
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