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Decree of May 6, 1995 relating to the controlled label of origin - J.O Number 108 of May 7, 1995
Art 1st. -
(Replaced, D. May 6, 1995) - Only are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Irouléguy” the red, white and rosy wines answering the conditions fixed hereafter. The surface of production of the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Irouléguy” is delimited inside the geographical surface consisted the territory of the following communes of the department of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques: Aincille, Anhaux, Ascarat, Bidarray, Bussunarits-Sarrasquette, Bustince-Iriberry, Irouléguy, Ispoure, Jaxu, Weary, Lecumberry, Ossès, Saint-Etienne-of-Baïgorry, Saint-Jean-the-Old man, Saint-Martin-in Arrossa. To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Irouléguy”, the wines must result from grape harvest collected in the surface of production delimited by piece or part 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, during the meeting of November 3, 1994, on Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end. The limits of the surface of production thus defined are deferred on the cadrastal maps deposited in town hall of the communes concerned.
Art 2. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée Irouléguy must come from following type of vines, other than all others: White wines: courbu, manseng. Red and rosy wines: cabernets and tannat. The proportion minimum of cabernets will have to be 30% starting from the grape harvest 1976 and 50% starting from the grape harvest 1980.
Art 3. -
(Replaced, D. of April 5, 1982, Replaced, D. of May 6, 1995) - to be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Irouléguy”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 10 p. 100 for the red and rosy wines, and of 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 162 grams per liter of must for the red and rosy wines and of 153 grams per liter of must for the white wines. The red, rosy wines and white with controlled label of origin “Irouléguy” must present, after fermentation, a sugar content residual lower than 5 grams per liter. The red wines must come from entirely picked off grape harvest. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 13,5 p. 100 for the white wines and 13 p. 100 for the red and rosy wines, under penalty of losing the right to name.
Art 4. -
(Replaced, D. April 5, 1982, Replaced, D. May 6, 1995) - with the controlled label of origin “Irouléguy” only the wines can claim answering the conditions of the decree n° 93.1067 of September 10, 1993 relating to the producing output of vineyards of the wines with controlled label of origin. The basic output aimed to the article 1st of this decree is fixed at 50 hectolitres at the hectare for the red and rosy wines, and at 55 hectolitres with the hectare for the white wines. The wines of the young vines can profit from the appellation contrôlée only as from the second year following that during which the plantation was carried out in place, before August 31.
Art 5. -
The vines producing the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Irouléguy” must be cut in guyot simple or double.
Art 6. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Irouléguy” must come from grapes collected with good maturity and vinified in accordance with the local practice. The use of the continuous presses is prohibited. They profit from all the oenological processes authorized by the laws and payments in force other than the concentration which is prohibited. They cannot be put in circulation with this label of origin without a certificate issued by an inspection board indicated by the national institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies after opinion of the trade union of name. This commission 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 indirect tax authorities. 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.
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlée is asserted “Irouléguy” cannot be declared after harvest, be offered to the consumers, 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 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 “Irouléguy”, 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.
Art 9. -
The provisions of the decrees of January 23, 1953,February 14, 1957 and September 27, 1963 relating to the delimited wines of higher quality profiting from the label of origin “Irouléguy” are repealed. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19701023_5302/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Irouleguy_-_1999.doc