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Decree of March 19, 1998 relating to certain labels of origin controlled of the Burgundy area - J.O n° 72 of March 26, 1998
Art 1st. -
(Modified, D. Dec 30, 1942) - Only have right: 1° A the appellation contrôlée “Corton” red wines and white which, answering the conditions hereafter, were collected on the following territories: On the commune of Aloxe-Corton (for the red and white wines): Section A. - “Corton” N. 1 to 27, 32, 35, 36; the “Close-of-King”, N. 37 to 63; “vixen”, N. 64 to 144; the “Bressandes”, N. 145 to 233. Section B. - the “Maréchaudes”, only for the following pieces: 2 (1/4), 3 to 9, 10 (2/3), 16 to 23, 24 (1/2), 25 (1/2), 26 (3/4), 27, 28, 29 (1/4), 30 (2/3), 31 (1/2), 35 to 42; “Pauland”, only for pieces 43 to 48. Section D. - “Thatches”, N. 1 to 7; “Vine-with-Saint”, N. 8 to 30; the “Meix-Lallemant”, N. 31, “Meix” N. 42 to 45; the “Combes”, only for pieces 53 to 59, 61, 62, 63. Section E. - the “Charlemagne”, only for pieces 1 to 5, 6 (4/5), 18, 34 (9/10); the “Pougets”, only for pieces 40 to 50, the “Strips”, only for pieces 58 to 61, 65, 68 to 72; “thatches” and “Voirosses”, totality of the climate (170 to 172); the “Fietres”, totality of the climate (119 to 129); “stone quarries”, totality of the climate (84 to 118), “Strikes”, totality of the climate (73 to 83). On the commune of Ladoix-Serrigny (modified, D. July 15, 1955, for the red and white wines). Section E: Vergennes, N. 408 and 409; Wood-of-Vergennes, N. 563; Roguet-and-Corton, N. 564 to 577, 579 (3/4), 580 to 583, 584 (7/8); careers, N. 687. On the commune of Pernand-Vergelesses (red wines only): Section B. - In Charlemagne N. 409 to 416, 482 and left pieces 417, 418, 419 and 481 in accordance with the plan annexed to the present decree and the delimitation in conformity which will be materialized on the ground by a demarcation carried out by the experts appointed by the national committee of the labels of origin. On the commune of Ladoix-Serrigny (red wines only): Section E. - Roguet and Corton, only for pieces 579 (1/4), 584 (1/8), 587 to 591. The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Corton” will have to come from following type of vines, other than all others: For the red wines: pinot fine black, known as noirien; pinot beurot; pinot liébault. For the white wines: chardonnay exclusively. Nevertheless will be tolerated in encépagement of the vines producing the wine being entitled to the aforementioned name and throughout one fifteen year, the wines coming from the seedlings known as of Renevey, being specified that as from the year 1938, this type of vine will be interdict in all the plantations and all the replacements. The local use to incorporate in the vines intended to produce the red wines with appellation contrôlée “Corton” a certain number of white seedlings: pinot white or gray and chardonnay, of which the percentage can amount to 15% to the maximum remains authorized; 2° A name “Corton-Charlemagne” white wines coming from the type of vine Pinot Chardonnay, collected in the climates hereafter: On the commune of Aloxe-Corton: Section A. - Corton N. 1 to 27, 32, 35, 36. Section E. - Charlemagne, N. 1 to 34; Pougets, N. 35 to 51; strips, N. 52 to 72. On the commune of Ladoix-Serrigny: (Modified, D. July 15. 1955). Section E. - Roguet-and-Corton, N. 578, 579 (1/4), 584 (1/8), 585, 587 to 591. And on the commune of Pernand-Vergelesses: Section B. - In Charlemagne, N. 420 to 424 included, 430, 433, 434, 476 to 480 included, 482 (a), 484, 486 to 489 included, 492 to 511 included and left pieces 417, 418, 419, 425, 428, 431, 432, 481, 483, 485, 490, 512, in accordance with the additional plan with the present decree and the delimitation in conformity which will be materialized on the ground by a demarcation carried out by the experts appointed by the national committee of the labels of origin. 3° A name “Charlemagne”, white wines coming from the collected type of vines pinot chardonnay and white grape: On the commune of Aloxe-Corton: Section A. - Corton, N. 1 to 27, 32, 35, 36. Section E. - Charlemagne, N. 1 to 34; Pougets, N. 35 to 51; strips, N. 52 to 72. On the commune of Pernand: Section B. - Charlemagne, N. 409 to 530 and 482 (a). However, the white grape will be interdict in the plantations and replacements carried out as from the year 1938 and it will have to be replaced by the pinot chardonnay before 1948.
Art 2. -
[It is announced that no article 2 appears in the original text of July 31, 1937 published with the OJ of August 11.]
Art 3. -
(Replaced, D. October 1, 1985). - To be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Corton”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of: 11,5% for the red wines; 12% 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: 189 grams per liter of must for the red wines; 187 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 total voluminal alcoholometric title of 14,5% for the red and white wines, under penalty of losing the right to name considered. To have right respectively to the appellation contrôlées “Charlemagne” and “Corton-Charlemagne”, the white wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 12%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 187 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total voluminal alcoholometric title of 14,5% under penalty of losing the right to name considered. However, the benefit of one or the other of names 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 Directorate-General of the taxes and the Management of 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 the Minister for agriculture and the minister in charge with the budget and consumption, 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. -
(Modified. D. August 26, 1982) [The basic output aimed to the article 1st of decree 74.872 of modified October 1, 1974 relating to the producing output of the vineyards of the wines with controlled label of origin is fixed, for the wines of the appellation contrôlée “Corton”, with 35 hectolitres for the red wines and 40 hectolitres for the white wines per hectare, the wines of names “Corton-Charlemagne” and” Charlemagne ", with 40 hectolitres per hectare. Only can profit from an output higher than the basic output, within the maximum limit of the limiting ceiling of classification, for a given surface of vine producing of the wines being entitled to names quoted above, the informants who made of it the request at the national Institute of the labels of origin before the vintage of the vines in question and which were subjected to the checking of their harvest by the commission of five members envisaged with the article 1st of the decree modified 74.872 of October 19, 1974.] [See also decrees 74.872 of October 19. 74.958 modified of November 20: - ceiling limits classification: 20%.] (D. 87.854 of October 22, 1987) - the benefit of name can be granted to the wines coming from 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 the one year deadline, proposals tending to specify a regulation of the density of the plantations and size will have to be made at the national Committee of the labels of origin by the trade union of defense of name “Corton”. (A. September 17, 1956). Nevertheless, are prohibited from the publication of this decree, the practices of the incision annular or any other similar and that of the torsion of the vine shoot.
Art 6. -
(Modified, D. March 19, 1998) - the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlées “Corton”, “Corton-Charlemagne” and “Charlemagne” will have to come from grapes collected with good maturity and vinified in accordance with the local practice. They will profit from all the oenological processes currently authorized by the laws and payments in force.
Art 7. -
(Supplemented, D. December 6, 1988). - The wines for which, under the present decree the appellation contrôlées will be asserted “Corton”, “Corton-Charlemagne” and “Charlemagne”, could not be declared after harvest, be offered to the public, be dispatched, put on sale or 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. The ranking “great vintage” must obligatorily be reproduced on the label. This mention is carried immediately below the name of name in characters to most equal, as well in height as in width, to two thirds of those used for the name of name.
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 “Corton”, “Corton-Charlemagne” and “Charlemagne”, 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_19370731_19302/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Corton_-_1998__.doc