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Decree of January 6, 2003 modifying the decree of March 3, 1975 relating to the label of origin controlled “Châtillon-in-Diois” - J.O n° 9 of January 11, 2003 page 656
Art 1st. -
(Replaced, D. January 6, 2003) - Only are entitled to name “Châtillon-in-Diois the red and rosy wines which answer the regulations of this decree and which result from grape harvest collected in the surface of production delimited inside the territory of the following communes: Department of Drome: Châtillon-in-Diois, Menglon. Only are entitled to name “Châtillon-in-Diois the white wines which answer the regulations of this decree and which result from grape harvest collected in the surface of production delimited inside the territory of the following communes: Department of Drome: Châtillon-in-Diois, Aix-in-Diois, Barnave, Jansac, Laval-of Aix, Luc-in-Diois, Menglon, Molières-Glandaz, Montlaur-in-Diois, Montmaur-in-Diois, Poyols, Recoubeau, Saint-Novel. To be entitled to the label of origin controlled “Châtillon-in-Diois, the wines must result from grape harvest collected in the surface of production delimited by piece or parts of piece, such as it was approved by the national committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin, during its meetings of November 6, 1985 and June 5, 2002, on Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end. The plans of delimitation are, after carryforward on the cadrastal maps, deposited in the town halls of the communes concerned.
Art 2. -
The wines must come from following type of vines, other than all others: has) Red wines and rosy wines: Principal type of vine: gamay black with white juice, 75% at least; Auxiliary type of vines: syrah, pinot black, 25% to the maximum. b) White wines: white grape, chardonnay.
Art 3. -
(Replaced, D. April 5, 1982) - the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Châtillon-in-Diois” 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 10,5% 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 and rosy wines and than 161 grams per liter of must for the white wines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 12,5%, under penalty of losing the right to name. However, the benefit of name can be granted to the wines of a total voluminal title alcoholometric higher than the limit 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, after investigation carried out into its request presented at least eight days 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 direction of the consumption and the repression of the frauds. The limits aimed to the subparagraphs above could be modified when the climatic conditions justify it, by joint decree of the Minister for the agriculture and the Minister for consumption, on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin, after opinion of the interested producers' associations. The wines will not have to comprise proportions of residual sugar higher than 2 grams per liter for the red and rosy wines and 4 grams per liter for the white wines.
Art 4. -
The basic output of the appellation contrôlée referred to above is fixed at 50 hectolitres per hectare of vine in production. This basic output can be modified under the conditions fixed by the decree n° 74.872 of October 19, 1974. The percentage envisaged in article 3 of this decree is fixed at 20%. [Pursuant to article 6 of the above mentioned decree n° 74.872, the increase envisaged in article 12 of the decree n° 75.842 of September 8 is equal to 100% of the annual output of name “Coasts of the Rhone”] (Modified, D. 79.647 of July 27, 1979). - The benefit of the controlled label of origin, can be granted to the wines coming from the young vines only as from the third year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31.
Art 5. -
The wines must come from grapes collected with good maturity and vinified in accordance with the local practice. The use of 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, under the conditions envisaged by the provisions of the decree n° 74.871 of October 19, 1974.
Art 6. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, is asserted the appellation contrôlée “Châtillon-in-Diois” 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 to be 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 mention “Châtillon-in-Diois” must be at least equal, as well in height as in width, with half of the largest characters appear on the labels.
Art 7. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that wines are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Châtillon-in-Diois”, whereas they does not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree, is continued in accordance with the general legislation on the repression of the frauds and the protection of the labels of origin, without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature, if it is necessary.
Art 8. -
The decree of May 18, 1955 concerning the conditions of attribution of the label of the delimited wines of quality higher than the wines profiting from the label of origin “Châtillon-in-Diois” is repealed. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19750303_41202/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Chatillon-en-diois_-_2003.doc