The Chateau Laguiole classic was created in 1993 by Master Sommeliers Guy Vialis and was the first true waiter-style Laguiole style corkscrew on the market.
Since it debuted the Chateau Laguiole brand has been the favorite among some of theworld's best sommeliersand, to this day is the most sold (and imitated) of all high-end waiter-style Laguiole corkscrews. All genuine Chateau Laguiole corkscrews like this one are Made in France.
Handle Material: Buckeye Burl (Aesculus californica). Colors can range from blue-black to golden whites or a mixture of both. Buckeye is a difficult wood to work with and the burls are extremely expensive. Imported from the United States.
All Chateau Laguiole wine openers are made of 12C27 stainless steel and weigh around 4 oz (113 grams). The overall length closed is 4.5 inches (11.40 cm). The foils cutter is serrated and measures 1.5/8 inches ~ 4.06 cm).