AOC Coteaux de Pierrevert machine translated reference / legal text
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Art 1st. -
Only to the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert are entitled”, the white, rosy and red wines answering the conditions fixed hereafter.
Art 2. -
The surface of production of the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” is delimited inside the territory of the eleven following communes of the department of Alp-of-High-Provence: Corbières, Gréoux-the-Baths, Manosque, Montfuron, Pierrevert, Quinson, Holy-Tulle, the Saint-Laurent-of-Verdon, Saint-Martin-of-Brômes, Villeneuve, Volx. To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert”, the wines must result from grape harvest collected in the surface of production delimited by pieces 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 in its meeting of the 15 and February 16, 1996, on Commission proposal of experts appointed to this end. The plans of delimitation are deposited with the town hall of the common interested parties.
Art 3. -
To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert”, the wines must come from the assembly of following type of vines, other than all others: has) white wines: White Grenache B, vermentino B, ugni white B, pale B, roussanne B, marsanne B and piquepoul B; for these the last two type of vines, the benefit of name is granted only to the vines indeed in place at the time of the publication of this decree. Moreover, the type of vines grenache white and vermentino will have to represent together a minimal proportion of 25% of encépagement of the white wines as from harvest 2001 and of 50% of the aforesaid encépagement as from harvest 2006. Lastly, the white wines will have to come obligatorily from the assembly from two or several type of vines, no type of vine which cannot exceed with him only the proportion of 70% of the assembly. red b) wines: The red wines must come obligatorily from the assembly of two type of vines at least. Principal type of vines: grenache black, syrah. As from harvest 2001, these two type of vines will have to represent together a minimal proportion of 70% of encépagement of the red wines and separately a minimal proportion of 30% of the aforesaid encépagement. Secondary type of vines: carignan, cinsault, mourvèdre, knowing that for this last type of vine the benefit of name is granted only to the vines indeed in place at the time of the publication of this decree. c) rosy wines: grenache black, syrah, carignan, cinsault. The rosy wines must come obligatorily from the assembly of two type of vines at least, among which the black grenache must represent a minimal proportion of 50% and the type of vine syrah a minimal proportion of 20% of encépagement. Moreover, the whole of white type of vines defined in the point has) can be built-in in a maximum proportion of 20% of encépagement. In this article, by the term “encépagement”, it is necessary to include/understand encépagement totality of the pieces producing the wine of name for the color considered.
Art 4. -
The vines producing the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” must be planted and cut according to following provisions': has) Plantation: any plantation carried out as from the publication of this decree must answer the following conditions: Minimal density of plantation: 4.000 stocks with the hectare; Maximum spacing enters the rows: 2,50 meters. b) Cut: for all type of vines except for the syrah, only the short size (cord or goblet) presenting a maximum of 6 let us coursons in two frank eyes per stock, is authorized. For the type of vine syrah, in addition to the short size definite above, the long size (guyot) limited in 12 frank eyes per stock including the courson of recall, is also authorized.
Art 5. -
To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 11%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 178 g/l for white type of vines and than 189 g/l for red type of vines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 13% under penalty of losing the right to this name.
Art 6. -
Can claim with the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” only the wines answering the conditions fixed by the decree n° 93-1067 of September 10, 1993 referred to above. The basic output fixed at the article 1st of the aforesaid decree is fixed at 50 hectolitres at the hectare. The output stop envisaged in its article 4 is fixed at 60 hectolitres with the hectare. The benefit of the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” 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 before August 31.
Art 7. -
The wines must be vinified in accordance with the local practice. Concerning the rosy wines, those can be obtained by bleeding or direct pressing, the wines resulting from bleeding having to represent in any event a minimal proportion of 50% of the volume actually implemented. The wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” profit from all the oenological processes envisaged by the regulation in force.
Art 8. -
The wines profiting from the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” cannot be put in circulation without a certificate of approval delivered by the national Institute of the labels of origin under the conditions envisaged by the decree of November 19, 1974 referred to above.
Art 9. -
The wines for which under the present decree is asserted the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” 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. The name of name must be registered on the labels in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, should not be lower than half of that of the characters of any other mention appearing there.
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 “Coteaux de Pierrevert” 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 labels of origin without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature, if it is necessary.
Art 11. -
The wines having received the label of the delimited wines of higher quality under the label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” and answering the conditions of this decree can be allowed for the benefit of the controlled label of origin if they obtain, within three month starting from the date of publication of this decree, the certificate of approval envisaged in article 8, delivered above under the same conditions after analytical and organoleptic examination. The wines held by the wholesale dealers will be subjected to the same procedure; however, in this case, samplings will be carried out by the agents of the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds. The wines presented at the examinations analytical and organoleptic for classification in controlled label of origin lose definitively and immediately the benefit of the label of origin to which they had right if they do not undergo the examinations successfully. The wines profiting from the controlled label of origin “Coteaux de Pierrevert” to which was delivered before at the date of publication of this decree the label of the delimited wines of higher quality can be marketed under their name until exhaustion of stocks, the provisions of article 2, paragraph 3, of the decree of November 30, 1960 relating to the delimited wines of higher quality, relating to the validity of use by the producer of the label of the delimited wines of higher quality not being more applicable to these wines. However, the wines which were not the subject of a marketing or which were not bottled before the expiry of a three months deadline following the publication of this decree could not be marketed under their label of origin “delimited Wine of higher quality” that if they obtain an extension of the validity of the label after a new examination of quality by analysis and tasting, organized by the trade union of defense of name, under the control of the national Institute of the labels of origin.
Art 12. -
The decree of modified August 10, 1959 fixing the conditions of attribution of the label “delimited Wine of quality higher” than the classified wines “Coteaux de Pierrevert” is repealed. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_18700101_41902/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Coteaux_de_Pierrevert_-_1998.doc