The Tanzo twist pen has a cap finished similar to a technique called Tankin. The material is hammered by hand with a stone hammer. Once the process is completed, a craftsman uses a special liquid to polish the surface. The two tones of the chrome & Gunmetal make for an elegant pen, The body is turned from a barrel used to age Opus One Wine in Oakville, California.
Architect Scott Johnson has referred to the winery he designed as “inverted, like a jewel box.” The building’s arresting profile balances the classic heritage of French chateaux with the modern simplicity of contemporary California. The building represents a physical manifestation of the founders’ shared vision for a marriage of two cultures in the pursuit of a wine of absolute quality.
This pen takes standard Parker-style refills, available at any office supply store and through a number of retailers online. This pen comes with an upgraded German-made Schmidt Easyflow 9000 ink cartridge already installed.