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Decree of August 14, 1996 relating to the controlled labels of origin and - J.O Number 198 of August 25, 1996 Decree of October 20, 1997 relating to the controlled label of origin - J.O Number 246 of October 22, 1997

Art 1st. -

(Modified, D. October 14, 1974) - Only are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Jasnières”, supplemented or not by the words “Loire Valley”, the white wines which, answering the conditions hereafter, were collected on the territories of the communes of Lhomme and Ruillé-on-Dormouse, except for the pieces which, by the nature of their ground or their situation, are unsuitable producing the wine of this name. The experts named by the management committee of the national committee of the labels of origin will delimit on the cadrastal map the surface of production thus defined and the plans establish by their care will be after approval by the national committee, deposited in the town halls of the common interested parties.

Art 2. -

The white wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Jasnières” will have to come from following type of vine, except for very other: Pineau of the Loire or Chenin.

Art 3. -

(Replaced, D. December 19, 1983) - to be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Jasnières”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 10 p. 100. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 153 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 12,5 p. 100 under penalty of losing the right to this name. 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 I.N.A.O after investigation carried out into his 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 taxes and the direction of 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 for agriculture and the minister in charge of consumption, on proposal of the I.N.A.O., after opinion of the interested producers' associations.

Art 4. -

(Modified, D. December 23, 1982, replaced, D. October 20, 1997) - the basic output aimed to the article 1st of the decree n°93-1067 of September 10, 1993 relating to the producing output of the vineyards of the wines with controlled label of origin is fixed at 52 hectolitres with the hectare. The output stop fixed at article 4 of the aforesaid decree is fixed at 63 hectolitres at the hectare. The benefit of the controlled label of origin 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. December 10, 1976, Replaced, D. August 14, 1996) 1° - Plantation and led To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Jasnières”, the wines must come from vines led according to following provisions': - to have a minimal density of 5.500 feet at the hectare; - to present a spacing of 1,80 meter at the maximum enters the rows. However, the vines planted before December 31, 1995 not answering these provisions but those planned for the controlled label of origin “Slopes of the Dormouse” will be able to profit from the right to name until their pulling up and at the latest until harvest 2020 included. These vines will have also to be identified on the declarations of encépagement envisaged by article 7 of the decree n° 87-854 of October 22, 1987 relating to encépagement and the output of the vineyards in the exploitations producing of the wines, sweet wines nautels and liqueur wines to label of origin. 2° - Size To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Jasnières”, the wines must come from vines cut according to following provisions': - only is authorized the short size, with coursons carrying of one to three frank eyes, one of coursons being able to carry to the maximum four frank eyes. The total of the frank eyes by stock cannot in no case to exceed thirteen. In this article, by frank the eye term, it is necessary to include/understand a detached of the crown and joined eye to an offshoot, developed or not.

Art 6. -

The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Jasnières” 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, except for the concentration which is prohibited.

Art 7. -

(Replaced, D. October 14, 1974) - the wines for which, under the present decree, is asserted the appellation contrôlée “Jasnières”, supplemented or not by the words “Loire Valley” cannot be declared after harvest, be offered to the public, be dispatched, put on sale or be sold, without in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, the label of origin referred to above being registered and is accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. The name of name must be registered on the labels in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, should not be lower than half of those of the characters of any other mention appearing there. In addition, dimensions of the characters of the mention “Loire Valley” should not be higher, as well in height as in width, to two thirds of those of the characters composing the name of name.

Art 8. -

The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to name “Jasnières”, 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 labels of origin (L. August 1, 1905, art 1 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_19370731_13202/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Jasnieres_-_1997.doc