First African design for Taittinger series

10 March, 2011

Senegalese artist Amadou Sow has created the latest limited edition bottle for the Taittinger Collection Champagne range.

The 2002 Vintage Champagne is available from UK agent Hatch Mansfield from late March and has an rrp of £175.

It is the 12th in the series of special bottles and has been named Cosmic Pearls by Sow, the first African artist to be asked to do a design.

Previous contributors have included Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg.

Hatch Mansfield marketing director Lynn Murray said: “The Taittinger Collection continues to be one of the most eagerly-awaited releases from the Taittinger house.

“They are eye-catching, striking pieces which appeal not only to the avid collector but those looking for an unusual and memorable gift.”




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