COLMATED CORK

  • Natural cork stopper with a cork powder coating. This operation improves its physical properties, namely its sealing capacity and its visual appearance and ensures the sealing of this product.
  • The most suitable option when the objective is to maintain the wine’s attractiveness in terms of market price, using a natural cork stopper.

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 CORK 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 up to 1 mm below the top of the neck
  • 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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