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Decree of April 12, 1994 relating to the label of origin - J.O Number 94 of April 22, 1994
Art 1st. -
Only can be put on sale and to circulate for the sale under the label of origin “Côtes de Millau” accompanied by the mention “Label of origin Vin delimited of higher quality” the red, rosy wines and white which are supplied with a label delivered under the conditions fixed by this decree. Mention of this label with its number must be related to the titles of movement.
Art 2. -
To profit from the label of origin “Côtes de Millau”, the conditions of production to which these wines must answer are as follows: I - Surface of production: It is consisted the surface delimited by pieces or parts of pieces, approved by the national Committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin in its meeting of February 9, 1994, on Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end, inside the territory of the seventeen following communes of the department of Aveyron: Aguessac, Broquiès, Castelnau-Pégayrols, Compeyre, Comprégnac, Creissels, Cresse, Millau, Montjaux, Mostuéjouls, Paulhe, Peyreleau, River-on-Tarn, Saint-George-of-Luzençon, Saint-Rome-of-Tarn, Truel, Viala-of-Tarn. The plans of delimitation are deposited with the town hall of the common interested parties. II - Encépagement: To be entitled to the label of origin “Côtes de Millau”, the wines must come from following type of vines, other than very other: With) Red wines: Principal type of vines: gamay black, syrah. The presence of these two type of vines is obligatory, the proportion of each one of these type of vines being at least of 30 p. 100 of encépagement. Secondary type of vines: cabernet sauvignon, iron-servadou, lasted. The proportion of the type of vine cabernet sauvignon should not represent more than 20 p. 100 of encépagement. B) Rosy wines: Principal type of vine: gamay black, the proportion of this type of vine having to be at least of 50 p. 100 of encépagement. Secondary type of vines: syrah, cabernet sauvignon, iron-servadou, lasted. C) white Wines: chenin, mauzac. For the red, rosy and white wines, the assembly of at least two type of vines is obligatory. The assemblies must be carried out before the presentation of the wines to the label envisaged with the article 1st. 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. III - Alcoholometric title: To be entitled to the label of origin “Côtes de Millau”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 11 p. 100 for the red and rosy wines and 10,5 p. 100 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, 178 grams for the rosy wines and with 170 grams for the white wines. IV - Quantum: The quantum with the hectare is fixed at 60 hectolitres per hectare of vine in production. To be entitled to the label of origin “Côtes de Millau”, the wines can come from young vines only as from the third year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31. V - Farming methods: The density of plantation must be at least 4.500 feet per hectare. The spacing between each foot must be to the maximum of 2,25 meters on the line space. Only the simple Guyot size and the short size are authorized. The maximum number of frank eyes is of 10 frank eyes maximum per foot for the type of vines cabernet sauvignon and iron-servadou, and of 8 frank eyes maximum per foot for other type of vines. VI - Technology: The wines must be elaborate according to local practice's. The rosy wines must be worked out by the process known as of the “bleeding” in a proportion from at least 20 p. 100 of each marketed batch.
Art 3. -
The delivery of the label envisaged with the article 1st of this decree is subordinated to the tasting and the preliminary analysis of a sample of the wine for which is asserted the benefit of the mention “Label of origin delimited Vin of higher quality”. The procedure to be followed for the delivery of the label is fixed by the rules of procedure approved by the decree of May 14, 1991 referred to above.
Art 4. -
When the wines profiting from the label of origin “Côtes de Millau” are offered to the public, are dispatched for the sale or are sold under the mention “Label of origin delimited Vin of higher quality”, the label of origin must be accompanied of the aforesaid the mention in apparent characters in the leaflets, posters, advertisements and all means of publicity, on the unspecified labels and containers like on the invoices and parts of control. A label delivered under the conditions determined in the rules of procedure aimed to article 3 of this decree is affixed by the bottlers on the stopped containers containing these wines.
Art 5. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the label of origin accompanied by the mention in question, whereas it does not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree, will be 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 6. -
The wines held in stock by the producers at the date of publication of this decree, answering the conditions of this decree and having profited from the denomination “Local wine of the throats and coasts of Millau”, can be dispatched under the label of origin “Côtes de Millau”, provided they obtain within three month after the publication of this decree, the label of the wines delimited of quality higher after a new analytical and organoleptic control according to the procedure envisaged than article 2 of the decree of November 30, 1960 referred to above. The wines of the species held by the wholesale dealers are subjected to the same procedure; however, in this case, samplings are carried out by the agents of the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19940412_26802/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOVDQS_Cotes_de_Millau_-_1999.doc