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AOC Bourg, Côtes de Bourg, Bourgeais (vins rouges) machine translated reference / legal text

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Art.1er. -

Only are entitled to the appellation contrôlées “Borough”, “Coasts of Borough” and “Bourgeais”, the red wines which, answering the conditions hereafter enumerated, were collected on the delimited territory of the canton of Borough, on the grounds originating in the various tertiary stages, except for the fluviogenic soil and of the terrestrial alluvium. The limits of the surface of production thus defined will be deferred on the cadrastal map of the common interested parties, by the experts appointed by the management committee of the national committee of the labels of origin. The report/ratio of the experts and the plan, traced by their care, after approval of the national committee, will be deposited in the town halls of the common interested parties, before December 1, 1936.

Art 2. -

The red wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlées “Borough”, “Coasts of Borough” and “Bourgeais” will have to come from following type of vines, other than all others: Cabernets of all varieties, red Merlot and Malbec.

Art. 3. -

(Modified, D. Nov 8, 1955, art 14). The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlées “Borough”, “Coasts of Borough” and “Bourgeais” will have to come from musts containing, before any enrichment or concentration, at least 178 grams of natural sugar per liter and to present, after fermentation, a minimum alcoholic strength of 10°5.

Art. 4. -

(Modified, D. March 22, 1983) the basic output is fixed at 50 hl per hectare of vines in production. (Modified, D.87-854 of Oct 22, 1987) the benefit of the controlled label of origin “Borough”, “Coasts of Borough” and “Bourgeais” can be granted to the wines coming from the young vines only as from the second year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31.

Art 5. -

Within one year, the trade union of the Coasts of Borough will have to submit to the national committee a report/ratio on the regulation of the size. [The provisions relating to the regulation of the size and the densities of plantation were defined by a decree of Feb 15, 1947] From the grape harvest of 1947, only will be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Borough” “Coasts of Borough” or “Bourgeais” the wines answering all the conditions fixed by the decrees of control of September 11, 1936 and May 14, 1941 modified by the decree of March 16, 1943. ( art) and coming from vines which will have been cut and planted in accordance with the provisions hereafter: Red type of vines. - The only mode of size authorized is the size with cots and astes, the stock having 2 astes in 10 eyes to the maximum or 3 astes carrying on the whole a maximum of 21 eyes and 2 or 3 cots of return to 1 or 2 eyes. The density of plantation will not have to be lower than 4.500 feet with the hectare.

Art 6. -

The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlées “Borough”, “Coasts of Borough” and “Bourgeais” will have to be vinified in accordance with the local practice. (Supplemented, D. Oct 22, 1965.) The wines could not be put in circulation with one of these names without a certificate issued by an inspection board indicated by the national institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies after opinion of the trade union of name. This commission will examine whether the wine answers the conditions fixed by the regulation in force, and in particular by this decree. Its reasoned opinion will be transmitted to interested and the indirect tax authorities. Rules of procedure, approved by the national institute of the labels of origin, will determine the procedure to be followed for the delivery of the certificate.

Art 7. -

The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlées will be asserted “Borough”, “Coasts of Borough” and “Bourgeais” could not be declared after harvest, be offered to the public, be dispatched, semi on sale or be sold without in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, unspecified labels, containers, the labels of origin referred to above being accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée” in very apparent characters.

Art 8. -

The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the appellation contrôlées “Borough”, “Coasts of Borough” and “Bourgeais”, whereas it does not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree, will be continued in accordance with the general legislation on the frauds and the protection of the art, labels of origin (L. August 1, 1905 1st and 2; L. May 6, 1919, art 8; D. August 19, 1921, art 13), without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature, if it is necessary. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19360911_40002/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Bourg_ (vins_rouges) .doc