Veuve Clicquot Champagne Found Shipwrecked In Baltic; 'World's Oldest Drinkable Champagne' Identified

Divers discovered champagne in a shipwreck in July, but the brand was impossible to verify until now, when Veuve Clicquot happily stepped forward to claim the bubbly. Experts examining the corks "were able to identify with absolute certainty" three bottles of the French company's product, reports the AP.

The "world's oldest drinkable champagne" was discovered in July when a Baltic shipwreck was explored by divers near the near the Aland Islands between Sweden and Finland, says the Telegraph. Other champagne discovered in the wreck was identified as belonging to the now-defunct Julgar company.

More than a dozen tasters are reportedly scheduled to taste the champagne on Wednesday.