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Prestige Champagne is high-quality set of champagne bottles with flavors for the more distinguished palettes. It was recently reintroduced to the populace by the merchant Poiret at his Briarmoon Cove shop, Poiret & Company.
AnalyzeThe creator has also provided the following information: You get the feeling that most talented merchants are able to alter your champagne bottle, though only champagne can go inside of the bottle, and the item must specifically remain a "bottle." Additionally, some merchants may be able to alter the way the bottle's cork looks and smells. This bottle is limited in that when it runs out of charges, it will not automatically refill -- only a merchant can refill it. Endless bottles are extremely difficult to procure. You sense that you can try to OPEN, POUR, PUSH, and SHAKE your champagne bottle. You can also OPEN your champagne bottle at another person if the bottle is still closed but recently shaken. You can POUR your champagne bottle into an appropriate "glass" or "flute" drink container OR into a "champagne" drink (if the champagne is similar enough).
- CorkThe creator has also provided the following information: You have the sense that merchants will not alter this item given that it came from a specific Prestige Champage bottle. Currently, you can try to SMELL the cork.
VERB FIRST THIRD OPEN You unwrap your champagne bottle's foil top and get to work loosening its cork. You work the cork with a careful twisting motion, until -- POP! -- it falls into your hand, a pleasant wisp of vapor spilling from the mouth of the bottle in response. XXX unwraps her champagne bottle's foil top and gets to work loosening its cork. She works the cork with a careful twisting motion, until -- POP! -- it falls into her hand. OPEN
You unwrap your champagne bottle's foil top and get to work loosening its cork. You work the cork with a careful twisting motion, until -- POP! -- the cork shoots in Lhainel's direction, and the bottle erupts at her into a foamy geyser of champagne, completely soaking her! The little left in the bottle is undrinkable. XXX unwraps her champagne bottle's foil top and gets to work loosening its cork. She works the cork with a careful twisting motion, until -- POP! -- the cork shoots in your direction, and the bottle erupts at you into a foamy geyser of champagne, completely soaking you! Damp trickles of champagne drip from the ends of your hair.
A large drop of champagne drips from your chin.
Damp trickles of champagne drip from the ends of XXX's hair.
Large drops of champagne drip from XXX's chin.
You bring the mouth of your champagne bottle to your lips and exhale lightly. A low musical tone sounds, hanging in the air for a moment. XXX brings the mouth of her champagne bottle to her lips and exhales lightly. A low musical tone sounds, hanging in the air for a moment. POUR You carefully pour a little bit of golden liquid from your champagne bottle into the crystal flute. XXX carefully pours a little bit of golden liquid from her champagne bottle into the crystal flute. PUSH You glance meaningfully at your champagne bottle. It's time for another glass, isn't it? XXX glances intently at her champagne bottle. PUSH
With sabre in hand
You carefully lay the flat of your sabre's blade against the seam of your champagne bottle, and, with great precision, slide the blade forward quickly, when -- CRACK! -- the top of the bottle cracks open cleanly. The collar and cork fall to the ground with a shower of foam, leaving the bottle ready for drinking. XXX carefully lays the flat of her sabre's blade against the seam of her champagne bottle, and, with great precision, slides the blade forward quickly, when -- CRACK! -- the top of the bottle cracks open cleanly. The collar and cork fall to the ground with a shower of foam, leaving the bottle ready for drinking. PUSH
You jab emphatically at the air with your champagne bottle. XXX jabs emphatically at the air with her champagne bottle. SHAKE You give your champagne bottle a vigorous shake. XXX gives her champagne bottle a vigorous shake. You sigh and shake your head as you tightly clutch your champagne bottle in your hand. XXX sighs and shakes her head, clutching her champagne bottle tightly in one hand. DRINK Absolutely not! Show some class and pour the contents of your bottle into a flute or glass worthy of such fine champagne! N/A SMELL
As you make a show of bringing your gold-flecked cork up to your nose and inhaling deeply, you smell the lingering, mineral aroma of champagne. XXX makes a show of bringing her gold-flecked cork up to her nose and inhaling deeply. LOOK
The cork is encircled with the cleanly cut collar of its glass bottle.
Description varies. Shown is from a sabred bottle.
AnalyzeThe creator has also provided the following information: You have the sense that merchants can alter this item as long as it remains a case-like item that can hold a champagne bottle and two flutes. Alterations should not describe the interior, as that is already set! Currently, you can try to OPEN, CLOSE, GET (from), and PUT (in) the silver case. Note that only Prestige champagne bottles will fit into the bottle slot. Only "flute" and "glass" containers of certain types will fit into the flute slots.
LOOKFull The interior of the velvet-lined case is perfectly molded to hold a single bottle of champagne and two flutes. Within the case, you see a stately black glass champagne bottle, a delicate crystal flute, and a delicate crystal flute. Empty The interior of the velvet-lined case is perfectly molded to hold a single bottle of champagne and two flutes. Within the case, you see empty spaces for all three items.
VERB FIRST THIRD OPEN
You open an enameled silver case depicting a pristine ice garden, revealing a stately black glass champagne bottle and two glass flutes within. XXX opens her silver case. OPEN
You open an enameled silver case depicting a pristine ice garden, revealing its plush, but empty, interior. XXX opens her silver case. OPEN
You primly fuss over your silver case, brushing away miniscule specks of dirt. XXX primly fusses over her silver case, delicately brushing at it. CLOSE
Ensuring its contents are in their proper place, you carefully close your case. Looking over the contents of her silver case, XXX carefully closes it. CLOSE
Wistfully glancing over the empty spaces within, you carefully close your case. Glancing wistfully down at her silver case, XXX carefully closes it. CLOSE
You possessively rest a hand atop your silver case. XXX possessively rests a hand atop her silver case. PUT
Glass or flute
You carefully place your crystal flute into the an enameled silver case's depicting a pristine ice garden remaining velvet-lined compartment. N/A PUT
You easily slide your champagne bottle into a velvet-lined compartment of an enameled silver case depicting a pristine ice garden. XXX easily slides her champagne bottle into one of the velvet-lined compartments of an enameled silver case depicting a pristine ice garden. GET You remove a delicate crystal flute from its velvet-lined compartment in an enameled silver case depicting a pristine ice garden. XXX removes a delicate crystal flute from its velvet-lined compartment in an enameled silver case depicting a pristine ice garden.
|Age of Vaalin|| Look
The cork is stamped with the image of a whimsical sailing ship.
| A potent, mineral bouquet dominates this exceptional champagne, evoking notes of lemon, black currant, and white flowers.
XXX furrows her brow in concentration, contemplating her champagne for a moment.
Nutty background notes, livened by suggestions of apricot and cream, lend interest to this highly memorable champagne.
XXX softly murmurs in approval.
The champagne catches the light like a veniom-plated airship rising from Ta'Illistim's airship docks at midday.
XXX admires how her champagne catches the light.
lingering, mineral aroma
| This golden champagne coats the tongue beautifully, its crisp acidity balanced by a long and pleasing chalky finish.
XXX closes her eyes as she savors the champagne.
| The champagne opens up to your palate, revealing notes of dried pear, freshly baked brioche and lemon curd, gliding over a deep and pleasing mineral core.
XXX rolls the champange on her tongue a few times before finally swallowing it.
| The faintest hint of grass in the champagne recalls the crushed leaves and trimmed lawns of the Ta'Illistim Green.|
XXX inhales deeply.
|Lady Veythorne|| Look
The cork is stamped with the portrait of a grinning elven matron.
| Mature but not old, this salmon-pink champagne balances a savory toastiness with a vibrant acidity.
XXX nods with approval.
You detect subtle hints of cinnamon and dried ginger, along with a gentle aroma of pot pourri.
XXX inhales deeply, savoring the aroma.
As you contemplate this fine champagne, magnolia trees, ivy-twined cobblestones, and other images of Veythorne Manor stroll through your mind.
XXX gazes dreamily into the distance for just a moment.
the alluring fragrance of aged rose champagne
| This aged champagne rolls gracefully over your tongue, carrying with it flavors of spice and almonds layered over subtle hints of white pepper.
XXX momentarily adopts a very serious expression.
| Rich notes of coffee, treacle and dried cherry yield to a mouth-filling red-berry fruit, lending this champagne an extraordinary elegance and complexity.
XXX closes her eyes for a brief moment to savor the flavor.
| The champagne's sophistication seems to sink into your bones as you briefly adopt the confident posture of a nobleman strutting along BriarsStone Wey.|
XXX's posture seems to improve for a moment.
The cork's stamp spells out 'Rhymar' in flowing, overwrought script.
|The champagne is lively on the tongue, notes of ripe fig and candied fruits dancing off one another brightly.
XXX murmurs contentedly.
Striking in its lift and delicacy, the champagne makes up for its straightforward flavor profile with its unabashed, luxuriant texture.
XXX savors her champagne.
You register your contentment with the champagne for all to hear like some sort of beer hall layabout. How uncultivated of you!
XXX lets out a loud sigh of satisfaction.
|Scent||While less than sophisticated, this dazzling champagne is crisp and thoroughly pleasing, sip after sparkling sip.
XXX's eyes seem to brighten upon tasting the champagne.
|The champagne's delightful effervescence tickles your lips, carrying in the air a faint armoa of toasted nuts, orange flavors, and spiced cake.
XXX licks her lips gently.
| You can almost hear glasses clink, filling you with a giddiness as fleeting as the champagne's bubbles.|
XXX can barely conceal her glee.
|Caligos Isle, 5118|| Look
The cork is stamped with a grinning frigatebird
The cork is stamped with an anchor
|Floral, yet dry, and filled with tiny bubbles that tickle the tongue.|
the scent of champagne mixed with a salty whiff of ocean air
|Feathery, delicate, and unassuming|