Forge de Laguiole

Forge de Laguiole Corkscrew 5000 Years Old Sub Fossilized Oak Bark - Satin

Handmade in the village of Laguiole, France, the Forge de Laguiole "Sommeliers" as they are often called are the only high-end waiter-style corkscrews to feature the traditional shepherd's cross on most models.

This wine opener was created in collaboration with professional sommeliers in France and around the world. Its ergonomics, elegance, and efficiency earned it the "Prix Design Plus" (the Design Plus award) in Frankfurt, Germany. Additionally, each one of these incredibly efficient masterpieces is entirely hand-assembled and completed by the same craftsman to ensure pride in the completed object.

Handle Material:  5000 Years Old Sub Fossilized Oak (bottom of Rhin river, France). A booklet with details regarding the wood's history is included (in French).
Overall length Folded:4.3/4 inches (12 cm).
Foil cutter:1.5/8 inches ~ 4.06 cm.
Weight: ~ 3 oz (85 grams)

All Forge de Laguiole corkscrews are made of Martensitic stainless steel. It is important to note that high grade (and cost) martensitic stainless steel is used due to its hardness, strength and wear resistance qualities.

The foil cutter is non-serrated to achieve a clean cut and provide ease of sharpening. The blade also doubles as a bottle cap opener.

What's Included: Corkscrew - Gift Box - Certificate - Leather Sheath - Warranty & Repairs Support 

 We Recommend the use of Tuf-Glide Oil Free Lubricant 1/4 oz Pen.
Periodically place a couple drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts.
More details here - $8.95