World's most decadent Christmas hamper

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Editor 17th December 2014
Luxury  website VeryFirstTo.com have announced the world’s most expensive Christmas hamper, retailing at a wallet-busting £85,605.
Most expensive items in the hamper: 250g Golden Almas Iranian Caviar £6,250 310g Rougie Bloc of Goose Foie Gras with Truffles £100Hamper 100g White Truffles (Grade A) £275 2kg Bleu Du Vercors-Sassenage, Whole Wheel, £109 8kg Joselito Gran Reserva Ham £630 Roberto Cavalli Lemon And Gianduja Chocolate Wafer Cake £49.95 Cognac Jules Robin 1789 £30,000 1x 2002 Romanee Conti Romanee-Conti; Domaine de la Burgundy £8,671 100g TWG White Christmas Tea £59 10cl Terre Bormane Vinegar Tradizionale di Modena 25 years £184.95 2 x Versace Champagne Flutes £580 Cedes Milano Mother Of Pearl Bottle Opener £265  
The hamper comprises of some of the most coveted food and drink in the world, such as caviar and foie gras, as well as highly desirable luxury accessories such as champagne flutes and Mother of Pearl caviar spoons. Marcel Knobil, founder of VeryFirstTo, said: “This is a truly remarkable hamper that overshadows any that has ever been created. Not only does it satisfy the most discerning palate, but it is packed with the finest of cuisine provenance and heritage.” One of the rarest foods included is a tin of Almas caviar. Only 6000 Stugeon carry these golden yellow eggs worth £6250. Completing the caviar collection is a tin of the slightly less rare Saint James Prunier caviar, worth £790. Only the finest crockery will do, and the hamper includes a mother of pearl dish and matching spoons with which to eat the caviar. What luxury food selection is complete without foie gras? The hamper has two; goose foie gras with black truffles, and duck foie gras. There are also truffles, both the black and much desired white Alba varieties. To fill your sandwiches, there is luxurious ham and chorizo from Joselito, considered the finest ham in the world. The Joselito gran reserve ham is aged for 4 years, and the chorizo is acorn fed. To wash it all down, there are a number of fine alcoholic and non-alcoholic tipples, the most special of which is the over 200 year old Cognac Jules Robin 1789, which is believed to have been stored in oak for over 70 years, and is worth £30,000. Also included is a bottle of the Moët & Chandon Dom Perignon 1961 that was chosen as the official champagne of Prince Charles and Lady Diana’s 1981 wedding, carrying the special insignia created just for the ceremony, and worth £7000. There is also a bottle of 2002 Romanee Conti red wine, a 2002 Le Montrachet white wine and a vintage 1964 Scotch, The Glenlivet. Open the bottles with the included mother of pearl bottle opener. Completing the drinks selection is luxury hot chocolate and exotic White Christmas Tea made from the rare Yin Zhen white tea. If the hamper is purchased, a donation of £1000 will be made to The Prince’s Trust.  

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 17th December 2014

World's most decadent Christmas hamper