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crown cap

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Definition of crown cap in English:

noun

Another term for crown cork.
Example sentences
  • Yeast is dispensed into it and it is then plugged before the bottle is stoppered with the usual crown cap.
  • Once the blend is completed the wine is put into bottles with a bit of sugar and yeast, the bottle is sealed with a crown cap and the fermentation that makes the bubbles commences.
  • I asked him if Bollinger would ever eschew corks for crown caps, to avoid the cork taint so pervasive in the wine industry.

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