traditionalists, to their horror, have been observing growing
numbers of synthetic corks on the market. To seal an organic
substance, they say, with a synthetic stopper is not only
degoûté but outright detrimental to a wine. On the contrary.
There are quite a number of advantages to traditional corks,
and winemakers that are using synthetic stoppers are actually
looking out for your wine-drinking pleasure.
wine to age better, since it will not become corkedwith
a regular cork you might store a bottle for years, not realizing
it has become moldy
Seal tight and eliminate leakage while maintaining the gaseous
exchange believed to be a key factor in aging a wine
Elasticity prevents breaking and crumbling regardless of
easy to extract
in Céret, France, Sabaté SA is the world's second largest
wine and spirits cork supplier. Its synthetic Altec wine closure
is used by winemakers and production managers at Coppola,
Blackstone, David Bruce and Adler Fels, to name a few. The
Altec stopper, which looks and feels natural, is a fusion
of organic cork particles and synthetic polymers. It has been
tested successfully over ten years. For more information on
the product, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caps vs. Corks