Buried treasure: the story of a century-old Champagne stash

Picture credit: Edward Henderson

On Thursday 10 October db was present as the Champagne house of Pol Roger pulled the first corks from its extraordinary discovery.

Picture credit: Edward Henderson

Having entered the historic cellars, db made its way through long tunnels…

Picture credit: Edward Henderson

Until reaching a locked gate, which was opened by Pol Roger CEO, Laurent d’Harcourt.

Picture credit: Edward Henderson

The floor was thick with wet clay and chalk.

But this was as far as db could go, despite the modern reinforcements.

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