Divers find 'world's oldest drinkable champagne'

A group of divers exploring a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea have found bottles containing what is thought to be the oldest drinkable champagne in the world.

The Swedish divers who found the stash said they thought it was made in the late 18th century and said it had a very sweet taste, and smelled of tobacco.

The rest of the hoard has been sent to specialists in France to be analysed.


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