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Art 1st. -
(Modified, D. n° 46.1735, August 3, 1946) - Only to the appellation contrôlée “Coasts are entitled of Lasted” the wines which answering the conditions hereafter, were collected inside the territories of the following communes: Lasted, Auriac, Esclottes, Holy-Dove-of-Lasted, Saint-Astier, Loubès-Bernac, Soumensac, Saint-Jean-of-Lasted, it Sauvetat-of-Dropt, Moustier, Pardaillan, Saint-Sernin-of-Lasted, Savignac-of-Lasted, Villeneuve-of-Lasted and Baleyssagues, other than the pieces of these communes, located on modern alluvia and of those not intended for the culture of the vine, because of the local practice. The layout of the surface of production thus defined will be deferred, on the cadrastal map of the common interested parties, by the experts appointed by the management committee of the national committee of the labels of origin, and the plan, established by their care, will be deposited in the town halls of the common interested parties, before July 15, 1937.
Art 2. -
(Modified D. December 4, 1961) - Only to the appellation contrôlée “Coasts are entitled of Lasted” the wines which come from following type of vines, except for all others: For the white wines: Principal type of vines: Sauvignon, Sémillon, Muscadelle, Mauzac, Rouchelein, or Pineau of the Loire, Ondenc. Additional type of vines: White Ugni in a maximum proportion of 25% provided that the percentage of Sauvignon in encépagement is at least equal to that of white Ugni. (Replaced D. October 7, 1982) - For the red and rosy wines: Cabernet-Sauvignon NR, frank Cabernet NR, Merlot NR and Cot NR.
Art 3. -
(Replaced, D. October 7, 1982) - the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Coasts of Lasted” must come from collected grapes with good maturity and have a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 10% and one high content in residual sugar at most equal to 4 grams per liter with regard to the red wines, the rosy wines and the dry white wines and of actual alcoholic strength 10,5% and a high content in residual sugar higher than 4 grams per liter with regard to the marrowy 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 with regard to the red wines; 144 grams per liter with regard to the dry white wines and the rosy wines; 170 grams per liter with regard to the marrowy white wines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed the total voluminal alcoholometric title of 13% with regard to the red wines, the rosy wines and the dry white wines, and of 15% with regard to the marrowy white wines. 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 his 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.
Art 4. -
(Modified, D. February 8, 1946, replaced D. November 2, 1989) - can claim with the controlled label of origin “Coasts of Lasted” only the wines 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 with the hectare for the red and rosy wines; 50 hectolitres with the hectare for the marrowy white wines; 60 hectolitres with the hectare for the dry white wines. ; The percentage determining the limiting ceiling of classification envisaged in article 3 of the same decree is fixed at 20%. Only will be able to profit from an output higher than the annual output, within the maximum limit of the limiting ceiling of classification, the vine growers who will have made of it the request at the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies before the grape harvest and which will have been subjected to the checking of their harvest by the commission envisaged with the article 1st of the decree n° 74.872 of October 19, 1974 referred to above. [(D. 87.854 of October 22, 1987). The benefit of name 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. November 2, 1989) - the vines producing the classified wines controlled “Coasts of Lasted” must have a minimal density of 3.300 feet at the hectare. In condition of being planted before the date of publication of this decree, the vines which do not meet this standard will profit, in exceptional circumstances, of the right to name until harvest of year 2010 included. The maximum loading in buds preserved at the size is fixed at 60.000 at the hectare.
Art 6. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Coasts of Lasted” 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. (Supplemented, D. August 10, 1973, art 4). - The red wines with appellation contrôlée “Coasts of Lasted” 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 the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies on a proposal from the trade union of the “Coasts of Lasted”. 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, determine the procedure to be followed for the delivery of the certificate. [These provisions were supplemented by the decree n° 74.872 of October 19.] (Supplemented, D. October 7, 1982). - The rosy wines must be worked out by the method known as of bleeding of tank.
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlée will be asserted “Dimensions of Lasted” 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, labels, containers unspecified, the label of origin 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 “Coasts of Lasted”, 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_19370216_4202/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Cotes_de_Duras_-_1989.doc