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Andre Lurton cuts back on screwcap due to French 'resistance' - Decanter

zin1953 | Jun 17, 2015 06:37 AM

‘The French market is ready to accept screwcaps for early-drinking wines, but not fine wines for ageing. Technically, we still believe in screwcaps, they are certainly effective for keeping the aromatics of a wine intact as it ages, and we have had success educating consumers, but the professional buyers in France are highly resistant.’ (article continues)

Andre Lurton cuts back on screwcap due to French 'resistance' - Decanter

André Lurton, the first Bordeaux winemaker to put classified whites under screwcap in 2004, has called time on the experiment.

www.decanter.com
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