Young Joseph, Earl of Mazeray, is said to have left his homeland to migrate to the USA at the beginning of 1850.
After having heard talk of gold deposits being located in California, he invested his savings in setting out on an expedition. After many years of hunting, searching and doubt, he finally struck gold and made his fortune.
When he returned to France, he was asked everywhere he went to tell the tale of his adventures, worthy of the most famous of explorers? stories. When the Earl visited his parents and friends and attended parties, he never came empty handed. With a twinkling in his eye, he gave gifts which all contained gold. Some were traditional objects which had been made unique, whilst others were completely ground-breaking such as his champagne which had been enriched with specks of gold. All were designed to enchant the upper class in search of new sensations.
A century later, the Earl of Mazeray champagne has kept the air of this period where the creativity and magic of gold unite to make luxury even more beautiful.
In 2011, Mazeray created the most prestigious and rare drink in the world. Mazeray used two popular products, Champagne and gold, to create Comte de Mazeray.
This became a new measure of luxury and quality. Thanks to an innovative process of manufacture, Mazeray can now offer the unthought-of luxury of drinking gold.
Developed in France, in a very limited series, this exclusive drink is presented in the most prestigious hotels and the world's top restaurants. Both rare and highly coveted, Comte de Mazeray illuminates any occasion, making it magical and unforgettable.
Mazeray developed a revolutionary process, to offer an exclusive opportunity for everyone to have their names engraved or the insignia of their choice on its bottles. Produced by a secret process, the engravings are made with thin 24-carat golden leaves, making each bottle a personalized artwork. From a single bottle to a limited series, everyone can fire his or her imaginations to create a piece of craftwork.
The Champagne that is used for making Comte de Mazeray is of the highest quality. The juice flows by gravity and without pumping to obtain a wine that is totally natural and the most balanced as possible. After aging on laths for 2 to 3 years, the base wine receives liquor that contains fine particles of pure 24 carat gold, producing Comte de Mazeray.