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Decree of November 3, 1994 relating to the controlled label of origin - J.O Number 257 of November 5, 1994
Art 1st. -
Only to the appellation contrôlée “Côtes du Ventoux are entitled” the red, rosy wines or white which were collected on the territories of the following communes of the department of Vaucluse, except for the grounds which, by the nature of their ground or their situation, are unsuitable producing the wine of this name: Apt, Aubignan, Beaumettes, Beaumont-of-Ventoux, Bédoin, Blauvac, Bonnieux, Cabrières-to Avignon, Caromb, Carpentras, Caseneuve, Crestet, Crillen-the-Brave man, Entrechaux, Flassan, Fountain-of-Vaucluse, Gargas, Gignac, Gordes, Goult, Joucas, Lagnes, It Castling-on-Pernes, Barroux, Beaucet, Lioux, Loriol-of-Comtat, Malaucène, Malemort-of-Comtat, Maubec, Mazan, Méthamis, Modena, Mormoiron, Walls, Pernes, Robion, Roussillon, Rustrel, Saignon, Saumane, Saint-Didier, Saint-Hippolyte-the-Graveron, Saint-Martin-to-Castillon, Saint-Pantaléon, Saint-Pierre-to-Vassols, Saint-Saturnin-in Apt, Venasque, Come, Villars and City-on-Auzon. Experts, appointed by the management committee of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, delimit the surface of production thus defined and defer the limits of them on the cadrastal map of these communes. The plans establish by their care are, after approval by the national Institute of the labels of origin, deposited with the town hall of the common interested parties.
Art 2. -
(Replaced, D. November 3, 1994) - the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Côtes du Ventoux” must come from the assembly of following type of vines, other than very other: has) Red and rosy wines: Principal type of vines: grenache black, syrah, cinsault, mourvèdre, carignan. Secondary type of vines: picpoul black, counoise, pale, bourboulenc, grenache white, roussanne. The proportion of carignan should not exceed 30 p. 100 of encépagement and that of the secondary type of vines 20 p. 100. b) White wines: Principal type of vines: pale, bourboulenc, grenache white. Secondary type of vine: roussanne in a maximum proportion of 30 p. 100 of encépagement. The wines resulting from vines planted out of type of vines picpoul white, white Pascal and ugni white before November 10, 1994 will be able to continue to profit from the label of origin controlled “Côtes du Ventoux” until the harvest of the year 2014, provided the proportion of the type of vines picpoul black, counoise, pale, bourboulenc, grenache white, roussanne, picpoul white, white Pascal and ugni white do not exceed 20 p. 100 of encépagement for the red and rosy wines, and that the proportion of the type of vines roussanne, picpoul white, white Pascal and ugni white does not exceed 30 p. 100 for the white wines. 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 3. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée referred to above must come from musts containing at least and before any enrichment 198 grams from natural sugar per liter and present, after fermentation, an alcoholometric title minimum asset of 11°.
Art 4. -
The appellation contrôlée referred to above is granted only within the limit of 50 hl per hectare of vine in production. (Al 2 3, 4 repealed, D. n° 74-872 of October 19) [These provisions were supplemented by the decrees n° 74-872 of October 19, 74-958 modified of November 20: - ceiling limits classification: 20%. (Supplemented, D. 94-277 of April 5, 1994) - 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. -
(Replaced, D. November 3, 1994) - the vines producing the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Côtes du Ventoux” must be planted and led under the following conditions: Minimal density of plantation: all the vines planted from November 10, 1994 must have a minimal density of 3.500 stocks at the hectare. In addition, the distance between the rows will not have to exceed 2,50 meters. Cut: all the type of vines must be cut out of goblet or in cord, each stock having to count to the maximum six let us coursons in two frank eyes. The pieces of syrah in production at the date of publication of this decree could be cut indifferently: - is in the short face; - is in the long face with a long wood cash eight frank eyes to the maximum, or with two long drink with six frank eyes to the maximum and one or two let us coursons in two frank eyes to the maximum.
Art 6. -
(Modified, D. September 1, 1980.) - The grapes must be collected with good maturity and be vinified in accordance with the local practice. The wines profit from all the practices authorized by the regulation in force. However, with regard to enrichment, of the particular provisions could be taken by decree of the Minister for agriculture, on a proposal from the national committee of the national Institute of the labels of origin. The wines 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 on a proposal from the regional trade union of the vine growers of the coasts of Ventoux. 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° 74-871 of October 19.]
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree is asserted the appellation contrôlée “Côtes du Ventoux” and which are presented under the aforementioned name cannot 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, invoices, containers unspecified, the label of origin referred to above is registered and accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. Dimensions of the characters of the words “Côtes du Ventoux” must be at least equal, as well in height as in width with half of those of the largest characters appear on the labels. (Supplemented, D. November 3, 1994) [The wines of names “Côtes du Ventoux” red and rosy, can profit, in accordance with the provisions of the decree of November 15, 1967 (cf drives “early product Wines”), of the qualification “Wine of early product”].
Art 8. -
The use of any indication or any sign, likely to make believe in the purchaser that wines are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Côtes du Ventoux” whereas they do not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree, is 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 9. -
The modified decree of December 20, 1951 fixing the conditions of attribution of the label “delimited Wines of quality higher” than the wines profiting from the label of origin “Côtes du Ventoux” is repealed. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19730727_43102/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Cotes_du_Ventoux_-_1994.doc