Jay Z Launches New Champagne That Costs Over $125 Per Glass

08/13/2015 at 01:16 PM ET

Jay Z Ace of Spades Champagne
Getty; Armand de Brignac

Jay Z‘s got a (bubbly) new product hitting the market, and it comes at a hefty price.

Last November, the mogul purchased the Armand de Brignac champagne brand, taking control of one of France’s oldest (established 1763) and smallest (a staff of 8) houses.

According to Bloomberg, the brand will begin delivering its first new products since Jay Z took over starting in October, including an all-pinot Blanc de Noir Ace of Spades in a gunmetal bottle.

And the price tag? About $760 per bottle. Estimating that you can get six decent-sized pours out of that, that comes in around $125 per glass.

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While it’s not the most expensive champagne in the world (that distinction is held by diamond-encrusted Goût de Diamants), it comes in over 3 times as high as the brand’s current signature Ace of Spades bottle, which go for about $250 each.

The new blend, the firm suggests, “pairs well with especially powerful or spicy dishes, game, beef, duck, cheese, and caviar.” (You might also add second mortgages.)

If, however, you prefer as Beyoncé does in the “Feeling Myself” video to splash your Ace of Spades about lavishly, you may want to hurry and pre-order, because plans call for a limited bling-status-enhancing release of only 3,000 bottles.

For the budget-minded, consider the less expensive Demi-Sec, a pinot/chardonnay blend that will hit shelves at a mere $359.99 per bottle.

—Peter Mikelbank

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LilahK on

Why?

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That is stupid to me. That could pay someone’s electric bill during this major heatwave or but a family food. I guess I look at things different.

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Sooooooo stupid. Frivolous, garish, greedy, haughty. All of the above. And, yep. I came on here just to say that.

Sam on

I Guess selling champagne to the wealthy makes up for not being able to trademark Blue Ivy. Can this guys head get any bigger? His Vogue photo shoot will require some head shrinking.

Lou on

Another thug trying to convince the world that he’s got class. Money in the bank doesn’t equate to class. People are starving all around this country, but it is more important to drink expensive champagne. Trash with cash…

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Rapper juice.

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More proof that this couple has way too much money. I am so over both of them.

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Another Tidal.

GISELLA NYC on

F–KING STUPID!
MAYBE HIM AND HIS **HOLE WIFE SHOULD GIVE SOME OF THIEIR MONEY TO CHARITY ???

k2 on

Why? Because they can……

No need to worry ~ we are not the target market for this product.
So let’s all calm down.

k2 on

I’m curious as to why posters are not saying anything negative about Shammi Shinh and Prodiguer….

Why just Jayz? It’s called smart business….supply and demand and high margin and profit.

Rita on

Jay Z looks like a walking talking turd. I would not buy anything he has to sell.

Honey on

Gisella NYC just gave me a good laugh. Jay Z charitable. Ha. Unless you consider bailing out the rioters and criminals who were destroying the city of Baltimore charity. Also, according to tax records in 2010, Jay Z donated $6,431 to his foundation out of the $63 million he earned that year. Greed should be his middle name along with his dumb country wife.

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