A luxury Dom Pérignon Champagne bar opens in Harrods today, offering the most expensive wine by the glass in the country.
Shoppers in the renowned London store will have the chance to try the 1975 Œnothèque vintage for £250 a glass, which a press release boasts the price is ‘more than any other wine by the glass in the UK’.
The bespoke bar, which will be open for three weeks, until March 3, will be located in menswear, on the ground floor of the Knightsbridge landmark.
Those with shallower pockets will be able to sample a glass of the 1995 Œnothèque vintage – which has just been released in the UK – for £60. Both wines will be available for purchase at Harrods’ wine shop.
The opening will be distinguished by two notable appearances: supermodel Claudia Schiffer (pictured) – who has appeared in a Dom Pérignon Œnothèque video directed by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld – is expected to make an appearance at the bar on Tuesday 26 February.
And Dom Pérignon cellar master Richard Geoffroy is scheduled to host a tasting two days later.
Œnothèque, which means ‘wine library’ in English, is described by Dom Pérignon owner Moët Hennessy as the Champagne house’s ‘most exclusive expression’.
Written by Stuart Peskett