The capsulated stoppers produced by António Almeida Cortiças are a good example of the manufacturing precision associated with the most demanding criteria to guarantee compliance with customer requested specifications.
A new method ISA® — Individual Sensory Analisis — which consists in an ambitious step towards offering our customers the ultimate paradigm of reliability and assurance.
We went from batch-oriented analysis to an individual cork-oriented analysis, respecting its singularity and unique organoleptic characteristics.
Natural cork closures allow the evolution of wines and in some cases, such as those from Provino stopper, support a type of aging with controlled variables corresponding to the specifications ot the wine makers.
The production of natural cork stoppers is more ecological than the production of alternative stoppers.
After cork oak extraction, cork is renewed every decade.
Cork closures can be recycled and transformed into granules, in order to give cork a second life.
Cork is biodegradable over time, having no consequences for the environment.
The cork oak has the ability to regenerate its bark allowing multiple stripping.
The carbon footprint of the entire cork production and transformation process is negative.
Forest sutainability plays a leading role in our ecological policy. Our family lands and forests are managed based on biological agricultural practices, revitalization, forest regeneration and the planting of new cork oaks in new areas.