Master sommeliers tried out a wine found in a shipwreck from the mid 1800s. It was…not great.
To peals of audience laughter, the panel said the cloudy yellow-gray liquid smelled and tasted like a mixture of crab water, gasoline, salt water and vinegar, with hints of citrus and alcohol.
It could have been a Spanish fortified wine, a spirit, or medicine.
But after 151 years at the bottom of the ocean it is now mostly saltwater, they said.