Nomacorc ships 100mth Select closure

Nomacorc, the world’s largest producer of synthetic wine closures, has declared the production and shipment of its 100 millionth Select Series closure.

Premium VDP winery Robert König fromGermany’s Rheingau region bottled their 2011 Frankenthal Spätlese with Nomacorc’s 100 millionth Select Series closure.

Nomacorc president and CEO, Lars von Kantzow said: “The success of the Select Series is a direct result of the innovation and technology behind Nomacorc’s oxygen management research and product development.”

Said to be tailored to meet the needs of artisan winemakers and their premium wines, the Select Series was developed based on the results of Nomacorc’s oxygen management research and experience working with winemakers around the world. The Select Series offers four product options, each consisting of different oxygen ingress rates, which are each designed to provide optimum wine preservation and development.

Nomacorc produces nearly 2.4 billion closures annually and says it represents roughly 13% of the still wine closure market. The company is the second largest closure manufacturer in the world and has sustained growth in leading wine regions across the globe including Europe, theAmericasandChina.