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Decree of February 17, 1998 relating to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron” - J.O n° 42 of February 19, 1998
Art 1st. -
Only are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron” the white wines which answer the conditions below definite.
Art 2. -
The surface of production of the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron” is delimited inside the communes of Bouzeron and Chassey-the-Camp of the department of Saone-et-Loire. To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron”, the wines must result from grape harvest collected in the surface delimited by pieces or parts of pieces such as it was approved by the national committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin in its meeting of September 10, 1997, on Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end. The plans of delimitation are deposited in the town halls of the communes concerned after carryforward on the cadrastal maps.
Art 3. -
To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron”, the wines must come from the type of vine white grape B.
Art. 4. -
To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron”, the wines must come from vines planted according to local, honest and constant uses' with a density ranging between 8.000 and 13.000 feet with the hectare and cut according to one of the modes of size below: has) Short sizes: out of goblet, in range or cord of Royat. The number of frank eyes per foot must be lower or equal to 8. Each courson must comprise a maximum of 2 frank eyes; b) Cut guyot simple: with a rod of 6 frank eyes to the maximum and a courson in 2 frank eyes to the maximum. The number of frank eyes per foot must be lower or equal to 8.
Art. 5. -
To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 9,5%. 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. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum voluminal alcoholometric liter of 12,5%, under penalty of losing the right to name considered;
Art 6. -
With the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron” only the wines can claim answering the conditions of the decree of September 10, 1993 referred to above. The basic output aimed to the article 1st of this decree is fixed at 55 hectolitres at the hectare. The output stop aimed to article 4 of this decree is fixed at 66 hectolitres at the hectare.
Art 7. -
The benefit of the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron” can be granted to the wines coming from young vines only as from the second year following that during which the plantation was installation, before August 31. To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron”, the wines must be elaborate in accordance with the local practice. The wines can profit from all the oenological processes authorized by the laws and payments in force.
Art 8. -
The wines cannot be put in circulation with the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron” without a certificate issued by the national Institute of the labels of origin under the conditions envisaged by the decree of October 19, 1974 referred to above.
Art 9. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron is asserted” and which is presented under the aforementioned label of origin not being able to be declared after harvest, to be offered to the public, to be dispatched, put on sale or sold without, in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, name referred to above are registered and accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. The mention of the name of type of vine on the label is prohibited on the same visual field as that of the name of name and other obligatory mentions. However, during a five years deadline from the publication of this decree, this mention will be authorized if it is indicated just in lower part of the name of name and in characters whose dimensions as well in height as in width do not exceed half of those of the characters of the name of name.
Art 10. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the controlled label of origin “Bouzeron” whereas it does not answer all the conditions of production 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.
Art 11. -
The provisions concerning the controlled label of origin “Burgundy Bouzeron white grape” in the decree of July 31, 1937 relating to the controlled label of origin “Burgundy white grape” are repealed. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19980217_18002/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Bouzeron_-_1998.doc