Source: Acker Wines
WASHINGTON – A rare bottle of Champagne produced before the Titanic embarked on its doomed maiden voyage, before the globe was engulfed in its First World War and before Albert Einstein published his landmark theory of general relativity will come to auction this week.
Acker, the nation’s oldest and largest wine auction house, is slated to auction 877 bottles of vintage Champagne. Among them stands a bottle of brut imperial Moet & Chandon dating back to 1911.
The entire sale, which comprises more than 900 separate lots, is collectively expected to sell for a breathtaking $10 million. The Champagne vintages range from 1911 to 1943 and take the shape of…