Natural Corks is the most suited stoppers for your most precious nectars. It combines unique physical and natural components that allows it to perfectly adapt to the irregular surface of the bottle and thus provide the best condition for wine maturation and aging within the bottle.
Characteristics of Natural Cork
1 - Impermeability (for liquid and gases)
2 - Lightness (low density)
2 - Elastic and flexible (compressible and recoverable)
3 - Buoyancy (floats)
5 - Rot resistant,
7 - Expandable, fire resistant in its natural state,
8 - Acoustic insolation
9 - highly abrasion-resistant
10 - biodegradable, renewable and recyclable.
The natural cork stopper is the purest of corks. It provides a perfect balance for wine, allowing the correct evolution of wine and the formation of the much appreaciated 'bouquet'
This type of cork is manually manufactured by skillfull experts that select the best place to punch a whole into the cork strip.
'Colmated corks are natural cork stoppers with their pores (lenticels) sealed exclusively with cork dust, which results from rectifying natural cork stoppers. For the cork dust to adhere to the pores (lenticels), FDA grade natural resin and rubber glues are used, and occasionally in this process, a water-based glue can also be used. Colmation has two essential benefits:
improves the visual aspect of the cork closure,
and it improves its performance.
Colmated cork stopper have a homogenous visual appearance and good mechanical characteristics. They are manufactured in a variety of forms and dimensions' * © by APCOR
This is a natural cork that follow a specific process that removes any chemical intervention and strictly follows the EU organic rules.
“Great wine requires a mad man to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make it, and a lover to drink it.”
There is a real relationship of trust existing between the cork stopper producer and the producer of wine.
It is essential to ensure the best quality of cork because wine excellence must be preserved. Each wine stopper for each specific request.