The "Le First" model is an exact replica of the first and only Chateau Laguiole that was launched in 1993. To everyone surprise, including Mr. Vialis (the owner/creator of the brand) more than 100,000 units were sold that year. Soon "Le First" was followed by many other models.
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 the world best sommeliers and, 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: Horn Tip from domestic African Zebu. The tip of the horn is the hardest and most durable, Inferior horn handles are made from the bottom of the horn which will warp with time.
All Chateau Laguiole wine openers are made of 12C27 stainless steel and weight around 4 oz (113 grams). Overall length closed is 4.5 inches (11.40 cm).
The foils cutter is serrated and measures 1.5/8 inches ~ 4.06 cm).
What's Included: Corkscrew - Gift Box - Certificate - Leather Sheath - Warranty & Repairs Support