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Luxury by Nature

Solutions in four market segments

A collection of exclusive natural capsulated cork stoppers for spirits, Top Series combines design with the superior technical and environmental performance of cork.

Top series offers a variety of stopper solutions in four market segments - prestige, elegance, premium and classic value. Through customized technical consultancy, curated design, and state-of-the-art prototyping services, Top Series brings luxury and uniqueness to the spirits world.

Cork Properties

TestsCharacteristicsSpecifications
Physical-Mechanical Length (stopper+capsule) L ± 1.0 mm
  Diameter L ± 0.4 mm
  Chamfer 4 ± 1 mm
  Ovalisation ≤ 3 mm
  Humidity 4% - 8%
Physical-Chemical Peroxide content ≤ 0.1 mg/stopper
  Quant Treatment ± 4mg/s for values ≥ 10mg/s
    ± 2mg/s for values < 10mg/s
  Dust content < 1.5 mg/s - natural
    < 2 mg/s - colmated
    < 1.0 mg/s - neutrocork
Visual Visual sorting Deviation with reagard to reference ≥ -5%

TestsCharacteristicsSpecifications
Physical-Mechanical External diameter L ± 0.4 mm
  Internal diameter L ± 0.4 mm
  Engraving diameter (relief) L ± 0.4 mm
  Height L ± 0.4 mm
  Engraving height (relief) L ± 0.4 mm
  Thickness L ± 0.4 mm
  Insertion height L ± 0.4 mm
Physical-Chemical Weight ± 0.4 g

Stopper Sampling Method as per NP 2922 standard - Cork Products.
a. Grade control is based on the reference samples.
b. Surface treatment differs according to the stopper's purpose. The quantity of surface treatment varies depending on stopper diameter.
c. The surface treatment quantification test is not performed on colmated stoppers.

  • Amorim can calculate the required cork diameter from the design of the neck of your bottle.
  • Order your stoppers for immediate or short term use. These stoppers should be used within 6 months of the date of manufacture.
  • Store in a well-ventilated room with controlled temperature between 15°C and 20°C and 50% to 70% humidity.

  • Ensure insertion of the stopper is performed as quickly as possible.
  • Minimise moisture on the inside of the bottle neck.
  • The ideal bottling conditions are: temperature between 15 and 20 C and humidity between 50-70%. Bottling under different conditions may require out of standard products, to be specified.

  • Ensure the corking machine operates smoothly.
  • Clean all cork handling surfaces regularly with chlorine-free products.
  • Ensure all dust is eliminated using air sprays placed in strategic positions, particularly prior to stopper insertion.

  • After bottling, the bottles should always be kept in an upright position.
  • Ideal bottle storage conditions are: 15-20°C at 50-70% humidity.
  • Keep the facilities free of insects.
  • Bottles should be transported in an upright position.

All Amorim Cork, S.A.'s products comply with current regulations and legislation (European and FDA - Food and Drug Administration) for products in contact with food.

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