Hogue Cellars Closure Study
Winery moves 100 percent of its production to Saranex-lined screw caps.
by Lance Cutler
Sep 2011 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
In late June, Hogue Cellars director of winemaking Coman “Co” Dinn presented the findings of a five-year study conducted between 2005 and 2010 to a small group of winery professionals. The results of the study confirmed that Saranex-lined screw caps were the ideal closure for preserving and aging Hogue Cellars wines. The Saranex liners are slightly permeable to oxygen and allow slow, steady development while maintaining fruitiness. “Until now, acceptable wine-aging standards h...
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