CHAMPAGNE CORK

  • A technical stopper designed for the best effervescent wines on the market, with a high physical, chemical and sensory performance.
  • This type of stopper is composed of a cork granulate body and two natural cork discs on top, in permanent contact with the wine, thus presenting an adequate mechanical behavior and great ease in the bottling process .

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Check that the bottling jaws do not show any grooves or signs of wear
  • Ensuring the correct alignment of the plunger and locating ring
  • Ensure that the bottling machine works evenly, especially during compression
  • Regularly clean all surfaces that come in contact with cork stoppers with chlorine-free products
  • Ensure that the equipment is adjusted to the cork you are using
  • At RR Corks we can suggest the most suitable stopper size by studying the internal profile of the neck of your bottle, the characteristics of the wine and the bottling conditions
  • We advise you to order your stoppers for immediate use, not exceeding 6 months after delivery date
  • Stoppers must be stored in their original packaging, in a well-ventilated place, with a controlled temperature between 15 ° C and 25 ° C and humidity between 50% and 70%
  • Do not leave the boxes and / or bags open with the stoppers
  • Ensure that there is no dust before bottling
  • Ensure that the cork is compressed smoothly to a diameter of not less than 15.5 mm
  • Ensure that the stopper is inserted as quickly as possible
  • For bottlenecks with standard sizes, the stopper must be inserted around 24mm deep into the neck. The rest of the cork stays out the neck and the bottling will be completed with the application of the wire hood
  • The degree of humidity inside the bottle neck must be minimized
  • The space between the cork and the wine must be at least 15 mm, at a temperature of 20 ° C
  • Do not leave the corks in the feeder of the machine in order to avoid dust
  • Always use stoppers with a surface treatment suitable for the type of beverage you are bottling
  • It is necessary to make a vacuum to avoid internal pressures
  • After bottling, keep the bottles upright for at least 15 minutes
  • The ideal storage conditions are: temperature between 12 ° C and 18 ° C and humidity between 50% and 70%
  • Keeping the basement free from insects
  • The bottles must be transported in an upright position
  • Storage cannot be carried out in installations where there is exposure to sunlight, a heated environment and in direct contact with the ground
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