AOC Buzet machine translated reference / legal text
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Art 1st. -
Only to the appellation contrôlée “Buzet” the red, rosy wines or white are entitled which were collected on the territories of the following communes, except for the grounds, which by the nature of their ground or their situation, are unsuitable producing the wine of this name: Department of the Batch-and-Garonne Ambrux, Anzex, Barbaste, Bruch, Buzet-on-Baïse, Calignac, Caubeyres, Damazan, Espiens, Feugarolles, Lavardac, Leyritz-Moncassin, Moncault, Montagnac-on-Auvignon, Montesquieu, Montgaillard, Nérac, Pompiey, Puch-in Agenais, Razimet, Holy-Dove-in-Bruilhois, Saint-Leon, Saint-Pierrede-Buzet, the Sérignac-on-Garonne, Vianne, Villefranche-of-Queyran and Xaintrailles. Experts appointed by the management committee of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies delimit the surfaces of production thus defined and defer the limits of them on the cadrastal map of these communes. The plans establish by their care are, after approval by the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, deposited with the town hall of the common interested parties.
Art 2. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée referred to above must come from following type of vines, other than all others: has) Red wines and rosy wines black Merlot, Sauvignon Cabernet, frank Cabernet, Cot (malbec); b) White wines Sémillon, Sauvignon, Muscadelle.
Art. 3. -
(Replaced D. April 21, 1989). To be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Buzet”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 10% for the red and rosy wines and of 9,5% for the white wines. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 162 grams per liter of must for the red wines, 153 grams for the rosy wines and 144 grams for the white wines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a total alcoholometric title of 13% for the red and rosy wines and of 12,5% for the white wines, under penalty of losing the right to name considered. However, the benefit of name referred to above can be granted to the wines of a total voluminal title alcoholometric higher than the limits referred to above and worked out without any enrichment if the informant justifies of a certificate issued by the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies after investigation carried out into his request presented before the vintage of the vines concerned. The notifications of the exemptions aimed to the preceding subparagraph must be addressed to the local services of the general direction of the taxes and the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds. The limits aimed to the subparagraphs above can be modified when the climatic conditions justify it by joint decree of and the minister Minister for Agriculture and Forestry of State, minister for the economy, finances and the budget, on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, after opinion of the interested producers' associations.
Art 4. -
(Replaced D. April 21, 1989). With the controlled label of origin only the wines can claim answering the conditions of the decree n° 74-872 of October 19, 1974 referred to above. The basic output aimed to the article 1st of this decree is fixed at 55 hectolitres at the hectare. The percentage envisaged in its article 3 is fixed at 20%. The benefit of the controlled label of origin 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. -
(Replaced D. April 21, 1989). The vines producing the classified wine controlled “Buzet” must have a density of plantation at least equal to 4.000 feet at the hectare: this provision is applicable to all new plantation or replanting carried out starting from the marketing year 1988-1989. The vines must be cut in guyot simple or guyot double; the maximum number of buds preserved at the size is fixed at 52.000 at the hectare.
Art 6. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Buzet” must come from grapes harvests to good maturity and vinified in accordance with the local practice. The use of the continuous presses is prohibited. These wines profit from all the oenological processes currently authorized by the regulation in force, other than the concentration which is prohibited. These wines cannot be put in circulation with the label of origin without a certificate issued by the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, after opinion of an inspection board. This commission is indicated by this institute on a proposal from the trade union of defense of the wines “Buzet”. It examines whether the wine answers the conditions fixed by the regulation in force, and in particular by this decree. Its reasoned opinion is transmitted to interested and the tax department. Rules of procedure, approved by the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, determine the procedure to be followed for the delivery of the certificate. [These provisions were supplemented by the decree n° 74.871 of October 19.]
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlée is asserted “Buzet” and which is presented under the aforementioned name 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, the label of origin referred to above are registered and accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. Dimensions of the characters of the words “Buzet” must be at least equal, as well in height as in width, with half of those of the largest characters appear on the labels.
Art 8. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that wines are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Buzet”, whereas they does 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 (art 1st and 2 of the law of August 1, 1905, art 8 of the law of May 6, 1919, art 13 of the decree of August 19, 1921), without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature, if it is necessary.
Art 9. -
The modified decree of January 23, 1953 fixing the conditions of attribution of the label “delimited Wines of quality higher” than the wines profiting from the label of origin “Coasts of Buzet” is repealed. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19730419_3402/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Buzet_-_1989.doc