An Elegant Closure

Closure

Tonight we stripped the capsule from a Sicilian Nero D'Avola to find the wine stoppered with this lovely closure. It's glass, with a soft plastic gasket. It lifted easily from the lip, and made a satisfying clink when set down beside the bottle. A bauble like this becomes part of the aesthetics of experience, part of the enjoyment. It's a keeper.

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4 replies on “An Elegant Closure”
  1. Yes, my husband had seen these before, but I’d never encountered one. Beautiful.
    The only drawback with a glass closure is that our cats can’t play with it—but then, we’re usually not hurting for a supply of corks.

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