Grosset on ageing speeds under different closures
22 Feb 2005 by JR
Jeffrey Grosset, Clare Valley: Just read your comments about 'much, much slower' ageing and reduction in That Australia Closure Fund paper .  [I originally posited in my introduction to the paper that wines aged under screwcap might age 'much, much more slowly' than under cork, but I've seen sense and deleted the 'much, much'.] Firstly, I assume you are comparing screwcap or crownseals with cork? You will see from my graph and Allen's work that (I'm sure you are well aware of anyway) it depends which cork you are referring to if you want to compare permeability; the range is 1000x plus!! Secondly, the screwcaps used in the...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10500 articles (two new most days) and 96793 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson