Colmated

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Colmated cork comes from 100% natural cork of medium quality; the cork lenticels are filled with cork dust. For young wines with estimated aging between 12 to 24 months.

Dimensional controls

Length

Diameter

Ovalisation

Density

Humidity

V. Nom. ± 0,5 mm

V. Nom. ± 0,4 mm

Màx. 0,3 mm

140 – 250 kg/m3

5 - 9 %

Mechanical controls

Extraction force

Dust waste

Diametral Recovery (30 sec)

20 - 40 daN

< 3,0 mg/tap

> 90%

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

Capillarity

Oxidizing waste

< 1,5 mm

Absence

MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS

Bacteria

Mushrooms and yeasts

< 30 u.f.c.

<10 u.f.c.

SENSORY ANALYSIS

Maceration

Absence of migrations of color, smell and taste