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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. -
Only are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages” the red wines and white which, answering the provisions of this decree, were collected on the territories of the communes of Brochon, Comblanchien, Corgoloin, Fixin and Prissey (Coast-in Or) delimited by the experts and indicated by the management committee of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies. This delimitation is deferred by the experts on the cadrastal maps deposited, after approval by the national Institute of the labels of origin, in the town halls of the common interested parties. The words “Coast-of-Nights” and “Villages” must be connected by a hyphen and to appear in identical characters, of the same dimension, even form, even color and thus forming an inseparable name.
Art 2. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages” must come from following type of vines, other than all others: For the red wines: pinot noirien, pinot beurot, pinot liébault; For the white wines: chardonnay, pinot white. The local use to incorporate in the vines intended to produce red wine a certain number of white seedlings, chardonnay, pinot white or gray, of which the percentage can amount to 15% to the maximum, remains authorized. Any wine producer “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages” which will plant or replant hybrids on pieces of its exploitation included/understood inside the delimited surface of this name will not be able to assert the latter.
Art 3. -
(Replaced, D. October 1, 1985) - to be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages” the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of: 10,5% for the red wines; 11% 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: 171 grams per liter of must for the red wines; 170 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 13,5% for the red wines and 14% 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 direction 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 the decree n° 74.872 of modified October 19, 1974 relating to the producing output of the vineyards of the wines with controlled label of origin is fixed, for the wines of name “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages”, with 40 hectolitres for the red wines and with 45 hectolitres for the white wines 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 name “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages”, 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 n° 74.872 of October 19, 1974.] (Subparagraphs 2, 3, 4 were repealed by the decree n° 74.872 of October 19) [See also the decrees n° 74.872 of October 19, 74.958 modified of November 20 and 75.842 of September 8: - ceiling limits classification: 20% - percentage of increase envisaged in article 6 of the decree referred to above n° 74.872: 60% of the annual output of name “ordinary Burgundy large”.] (Supplemented, 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 vines must be cut and planted in accordance with the provisions envisaged by decree of the Minister for agriculture. (A. Sept. 17, 1956)
Art 6. -
(Modified, D. March 19, 1998) - the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages” must come from grapes collected with good maturity and vinified in accordance with the local practice. They will profit from all the oenological processes into force.
Art 7. -
The wines for which under the present decree, the appellation contrôlée is asserted “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages” cannot be declared after harvest, be offered to the consumers, be dispatched, put on sale or be sold without in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, name 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 contrôlée “Côte-de-Nuits-Villages”, 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 2 and labels of origin (art 1st 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 supplemented by the decree of September 30, 1949), without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature, if it is necessary.
Art 9. -
The provisions of this decree are also applicable to the appellation contrôlée “fine Wines of the Coast-of-Nights”. They repeal those of the decree referred to above of July 31, 1937. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19640820_41802/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Cote-de-Nuits-Villages_-_1998__.doc