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Decree No 93-503 of March 26, 1993 relating to the controlled label of origin “Creaming of Die” - J.O Number 73 of March 27, 1993 Modifié by: Decree of May 10, 1996 relating to the labels of origin controlled “Pale of Die” and “Creaming of Die” - J.O Number 115 of May 18, 1996
Art 1st. -
Only are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Creaming of Die” the white sparkling wines elaborate under the conditions fixed by this decree, and by using only the still wines, called “basic wines”, answering the conditions below defined, and which will have been declared like such in the declarations of harvest under the denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die”.
Art 2. -
The denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die” can be applied only to wines produced inside the surface of production delimited of the wines with label of origin controlled “Pale of Die”. (Replaced, D. May 10, 1996) - the interested wine growers are held to subscribe, before harvest, a declaration in particular specifying the designation and the surface of the pieces or part of pieces in question. This declaration is addressed to the local services of the national Institute of the labels of origin. This declaration involves the prohibition of the claim of one or the other of names “Pale of Die” or “Slopes of Die” for the totality of the pieces in question.
Art 3. -
The denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die” can be applied only to wines coming from following type of vine: pale white.
Art 4. -
The vines producing the wines being entitled to the denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die” must be planted and cut under the following conditions: Density of plantation Each foot has a maximum surface of 2,2 square meters, this surface being obtained by multiplying the two distances inter-rows and spacing between the stocks. In addition, the maximum distance between the rows is limited to 2,5 meters. Cut Cut Guyot: a long wood in eight frank eyes to the maximum and two let us coursons in two frank eyes. Cord of Royat: six let us coursons to the maximum in two frank eyes.
Art 5. -
The denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die” is reserved for the wines answering the conditions fixed by the decree n° 74-872 of modified October 19, 1974. The basic output aimed to the article 1st of the aforesaid decree is fixed at 7.500 kilogrammes of vintage at the hectare. The percentage envisaged in article 3 of the same decree is fixed at 20 p. 100. The benefit of this denomination 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 6. -
The denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die” can be applied only to wines coming from collected grapes with good maturity and presenting a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 9 p. 100. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 136 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines being entitled Creaming to the appellation contrôlée “of Die” should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 12, 5 p. 100 before addition of dose, 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 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 on its 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 customs and indirect rights and the direction of competition, 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 in charge of agriculture and the minister in charge with the economy and finances, on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin, after opinion of the interested producers' associations.
Art 7. -
The denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die” can be applied only to wines coming from grapes collected with good maturity and obtained within the limit of 100 liters wine for 150 kilogrammes of grape harvest and vinified in accordance with the local practice to the territory aimed to article 2. The grapes can be transported only in nontight containers and must be put whole in the press. The wines known as of rebêche are collected separately and cannot claim with the denomination referred to above. These wines must account for at least 7 p. 100 of the quantity being entitled to this denomination. They must be the subject of a separate specific mention in the declarations of harvest or manufacture. The use of any system of draining, pressing or pressing of the vintage by helicoid screws or presses containing of the chains is interdict for the development of the wines in question. All the oenological processes authorized by the laws and payments in force can be used.
Art 8. -
The behaviour of the notebook of press is obligatory. This notebook specifies, for each marc, the date and the hour of the beginning of each operation, the weight of the grapes implemented, their alcoholometric title in power, their origin, the name of the wine grower and volumes of musts obtained. The weighing of the grapes is obligatory on the place of pressing. This notebook must be held on the spot with the provision of the agents of the direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds, and the general direction of the customs and indirect rights, which can carry out all check operations freely.
Art 9. -
In the declarations of harvest and stock, invoices, book, parts of control and all other documents accompanying the wine and the vintage, the denomination “Wine intended for the development of Creaming of Die” is obligatory.
Art 10. -
(Modified, D. May 10, 1996) - the wines with controlled label of origin “Creaming of Die” must be elaborate a second fermentation in bottles with addition of a drawn-off liquid, in accordance with the decree of March 19, 1939 referred to above in the surface of production aimed to article 2 above. Pulling in bottles where the catch of foam is carried out cannot take place before January 1 year which follows that of harvest. The shelf life in bottles on dregs cannot be lower than nine months. The wines must have, after discharging, a carbon dioxide overpressure at least equal to 3,5 atmospheres, measured at the temperature of 20°C. Their content total sulphur dioxide should not exceed 150 milligrams per liter. The use of a dose is authorized. The bottles must be closed, after discharging using a stopper carrying the words “Creaming of Die” on the part contained in the collar of the bottle.
Art 11. -
The wines cannot be put in circulation with name “Creaming of Die” without a certificate issued by the national Institute of the labels of origin, under the conditions envisaged by the decree n° 74-871 of October 19, 1974 referred to above.
Art 12. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, is asserted name “Creaming of Die” and which is presented under the aforementioned name not being able to be declared after harvest, to be offered to the public, to be dispatched, put on sale or sold without, in the declaration of stock, 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. On the labels, the words “Creaming of Die” must be registered in very apparent characters; dimensions of the characters of the words: “Creaming” and “Die” must be equal between them and at least equal, as well in height as in width, with half of those of the largest characters appear on the labels.
Art 13. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled Creaming to the controlled label of origin “of Die”, whereas it does not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree, is 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 14. -
The sparkling wines profiting from the label of origin controlled “Pale of Die” worked out with the basic wines of harvests 1991 and 1992 answering all the conditions of this decree can be allowed for the benefit of the controlled label of origin “Creaming of Die” if they obtain within six month, starting from the date of publication of this decree, the certificate of approval envisaged in article 12, delivered above under the same conditions after examinations analytical and organoleptic. The wines held by the wholesale dealers will be subjected to the same procedure but, 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. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19930326_28602/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Cremant_de_Die_-_1996.doc