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Decree of May 4, 1995 relating to the controlled labels of origin, and - J.O Number 107 of May 6, 1995 Decree of August 19, 2004 modifying the decree of April 13, 1981 relating to the controlled label of origin “Blanquette méthode ancestrale” - J.O n° 194 of August 21, 2004 page 14976 text n° 27

Article 1 -

(Modified, D. 24 janv. 1986) Only are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Blanquette méthode ancestrale” the sparkling white wines answering the conditions fixed hereafter. Article 2Ces wines must result from grape harvest collected inside the delimited surface of production of name “Blanquette of Limoux”.

Article (à) -

(Added, D. August 19, 2004) the basic wines result from grapes collected on pieces having made L ? object D ? a declaration D ? assignment near the services of L ? national Institut of names D ? origin at the latest on May 31 preceding harvest. This declaration D ? assignment is joined to the declaration of harvest. Article 3 Ces wines must come from the type of vine Mauzac (B), other than very other, and to result from exploitations not comprising white hybrids.

Article 4 -

(Replaced, D. May 4, 1995) - 1. Cut: Only to the controlled label of origin “Blanquette méthode ancestrale” the wines are entitled coming from vines cut either with a short size with six coursons in two frank eyes, or with a size with five let us coursons in two frank eyes and a courson in four frank eyes maximum.2. Density of plantation: The denomination “Wine intended for the development of Blanquette ancestral Method” is reserved for the wines coming from vines having a minimal density of 4.000 stocks at the hectare. The distance between the rows must be lower or equal to 2,50 meters.

Article 5 -

(Replaced, D. August 19, 2004) the basic output of the basic wines aimed at L ? article R. 641-73 of the rural code is fixed at 7.500 kilogrammes of vintage to L ? hectare. The output stop envisaged with L ? article R. 641-76 of the rural code is fixed at 9.000 kilogrammes of vintage to L ? hectare. The benefit of this denomination cannot be granted to the wines coming from young vines qu ? as from the third year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before July 31. Article 6Pour to be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Blanquette méthode ancestrale”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 10%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 153 grams per liter of must.

Article 7 -

(Replaced, D. August 19, 2004) L ? name D ? controlled origin ? Blanquette méthode ancestrale cannot moreover be applied qu ? to wines having undergone the second spontaneous fermentation in bottles carried out with L ? interior of L ? surface of production defined to L ? article 2 above and obtained under the conditions specified below. The grapes must be put whole in the press. They should neither be crushed nor shelled. As from the marketing year 2007-2008, the installations of pressing must be approved by the national committee of the wines and brandies of L ? national Institut of names D ? origin. This approval, which is given after opinion D ? a commission D ? expert indicated by the aforementioned national committee, attests conformity of L ? installation of pressing with the qualitative standards set in the schedule of conditions approved by the national committee of the wines and brandies. L ? opening, L ? extension or the modification D ? an installation of pressing must give place to L ? approval before L ? entered in activity of L ? installation. The wines intended for L ? development of the ? Blanquette méthode ancestrale can be obtained only within the maximum limit of 100 liters must for 150 kilogrammes of vintage implemented. The weighing of the grapes is obligatory on the reception point of the grapes as well as the behaviour D ? a notebook of press. This notebook specifies, for each marc, the date and L ? hour of the beginning of each operation, the weight of the grapes implemented by type of vine, their voluminal alcoholometric title in power, their origin and volumes of musts obtained. It must be held on the spot with the provision of the agents of the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds and the general direction of the customs and indirect rights. L ? use of any resourcefulness ? draining, pressing or pressing of the vintage by helicoid screw or press containing of the chains is interdict for L ? making of these wines. The concentration is prohibited. [Under the law of August 6, 1955 any manufacture of sparkling wines others that those profiting from the one of the labels of origin controlled “Blanquette méthode ancestrale” or “Blanquette of Limoux” is prohibited on the territory of the communes whose production profits from these names.]

Article 8Les wines cannot be put in circulation with the controlled label of origin “Blanquette méthode ancestrale” without a certificate issued by the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies under the conditions laid down by the decree n° 74-

871 of October 19, 1974 referred to above.

Article 9 -

(Modified D. January 24, 1986) the wines for which, under the present decree, is asserted the controlled label of origin “Blanquette, method ancestral”, and which is presented under the aforementioned name not being able to be declared after harvest, to be offered to the consumers, to be dispatched, put on sale or to be sold without, in the declaration of harvest, in the advertisements, on leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, name referred to above is accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. On the labels, the mention “method ancestral” must appear on the right of the name of name “Blanquette”, or immediately below, in characters of size at least equal to half of those of the characters used for the name of name. In addition, dimensions of the characters composing the name “Blanquette” must be at least equal, as well in height as in width, with half of those of the largest characters appear on these same labels. Article 10L' use of any indication or all sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that wines are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Blanquette méthode ancestrale” whereas they do not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree, is continued in accordance with the general legislation on the frauds and the protection of the labels of origin, without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature, if it is necessary.

Article 11Le decree of modified September 9, 1975 defining the controlled labels of origin “Blanquette of Limoux”, “natural Limoux” and “Wine of blanquette” is repealed. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19810413_64902/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Blanquette_Methode_ancestrale_-