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Decree of May 10, 1996 relating to the controlled labels of origin and - J.O Number 114 of May 16, 1996
Art 1st. -
Only have right to the appellation contrôlées respectively “Jurançon” and “dry Jurançon” the marrowy or liqueur-like white wines and the dry white wines answering the conditions fixed hereafter.
Art 2. -
The wines must result from grape harvest collected inside the territory of the communes indicated in article 3, in the delimited surface of production consisted the pieces which, by their nature and their situation, are ready to produce the wines of name. 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. The plans establish by the experts are, after setting with the investigation and approval of the national committee of the national institute of the labels of origin, deposited with the town hall of each common interested party. The plans deposited pursuant to the article 1st of the decree of December 8, 1936 remain in force as long as new plans, established pursuant to the subparagraph above, will not have been deposited in town hall.
Art 3. -
The surface of production is delimited inside the territory of the communes hereafter department of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques: Jurançon, Abos, Arbus,
Artiguelouve, Aubertin, Bosdarros, Cardesse, Cuqueron, Estialesq, Gan, Gelos, High-
of-Bosdarros, Lacommande, Lahourcade, Laroin, Lasseube, Lasseubetat, Lucq-of-Béarn, Mazères, Monein, Narcastet, Parbayse, Rontignon, Saint-Faust and Uzos.
Art 4. -
The wines must come from following type of vines: Small manseng, large manseng, courbu, camaralet and lauzet. However, the proportion of the whole of these the last two type of vines is limited to 15% for name “Jurançon” and this one only.
Art 5. -
(Replaced, D. May 10, 1996) - 1. Name “dry Jurançon” To profit from the controlled label of origin “dry Jurançon”, the wines must come from collected musts with good maturity and present a minimum natural alcoholometric title of 11 p. 100. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 187 grams of sugar. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 14 p. 100 under penalty of losing the right to name. The wines must present a sugar content residual at most equal to 4 grams per liter. 2. Name “Jurançon” To profit from the controlled label of origin “Jurançon”, the wines must come from collected musts with over-ripening and present a minimum natural alcoholometric title of 12 p. 100. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 212 grams of sugar. The wines must present a sugar content residual at least equal to 35 grams per liter.
Art 6. -
(Replaced, D. May 10, 1996) - to claim respectively with names “dry Jurançon” or “Jurançon”, the wines must answer the conditions of the producing decree n° 93-1067 of September 10, 1993 relating to the outputs of the vineyards of the wines with label of origin. 1. For name “dry Jurançon” The basic output, aimed to the article 1st of this decree, is fixed at 60 hectolitres with the hectare of vine in production. 2. For name “Jurançon” The basic output, aimed to the article 1st of this decree, is fixed at 40 hectolitres with the hectare of vine in production. It can be asserted for the wines produced on the same given surface of vines in production only names “dry Jurançon” and “Jurançon”. In this case, the quantity declared in name “dry Jurançon” should not be higher than the difference between the quantity likely to be asserted pursuant to the provisions relating to the limiting ceiling of classification of this name, envisaged in article 4 of this decree, and the quantity declared in the name “Jurançon”, assigned a coefficient K. This coefficient K is fixed at 1,5. The benefit of name “Jurançon” or name “dry Jurançon” can be granted to the wines coming from young vines only as from the second year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31.
Art 7. -
(Replaced, D. May 10, 1996) - the vines producing of the wines being entitled to names “dry Jurançon” or “Jurançon” must be planted and cut under the following conditions: Mode of plantation: The distance between the stocks, on the row, must be to the maximum of 1,30 meter. The interval between the rows must be to the maximum of 2,80 meters, this provision not being applicable for the vines installed on terraces. Mode of size: Only is authorized the long size, the stock carrying two bowings to the maximum and twenty-two eyes to the maximum. In any event, the number of productive or fertile eyes to the hectare must be lower than 60.000, this provision not being applicable for the vines installed on terraces. For the vines installed on terraces, alone is authorized the long size, the stock carrying two bowings to the maximum and twenty-two eyes to the productive or fertile maximum. The useful surface of training must be at least 5.000 square meters per hectare, this provision not being applicable for the vines installed on terraces. It is about the developed plane surface resulting from the product cumulated length of the rows by the distance ranging between the wire carrying (lower wire) and the top the stakes carry-wire raised of twenty centimetres.
Art 8. -
(Replaced, D. May 10, 1996) - to profit from name “Jurançon”, the wines must come from grapes arrived at over-ripening and collected at the time of to less both sort successive manual. The wine making must be in conformity with the local practice. The wines profit from all the practices authorized by the laws and payments in force, other than the concentration, of the use of the buckets autovidantes and the continuous presses which are prohibited.
Art 9. -
The wines cannot be put in circulation with one or the other of these two names without a certificate issued by the national institute of the labels of origin according to provisions' of the decree n° 74.871 of October 19, 1974 relating to the examinations analytical and organoleptic of the wines with controlled label of origin.
Art 10. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlées are asserted “Jurançon” and “dry Jurançon” and which are presented under the aforementioned names 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, unspecified labels, invoices, containers, names referred to above being registered and are accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters.
Art 11. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Jurançon” or the appellation contrôlée “dry Jurançon”, 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 12. -
The decree of December 8, 1936 relating to the definition of the appellation contrôlée “Jurançon” and the decree of March 15, 1944 regulating the size of this appellation contrôlée are repealed.
Art 13. -
(Supplemented, D. May 10, 1996) - the wines with controlled label of origin “Jurançon” can be declared and presented with the particular mention “late Grape harvest” if the conditions below are observed: - the wine grower addressed to the service of the national Institute labels of origin a preliminary request related with the pieces likely to produce a profit wine of the mention “late Grape harvest”; - the grape harvest results from following type of vines: small manseng or large manseng, other than very other; - the batches of grape harvest have a minimal high content in sugar of 272 grams per liter. This condition of production requires the control of the services of the national Institute of the labels of origin on obligatory preliminary declaration; - the wines were the subject of no enrichment; - the total voluminal alcoholometric title of the finished wines is equal to or higher than 16 p. 100 volume; - the date of beginning of this specific grape harvest is at least posterior five weeks to that fixed for the round of applause of the grape harvest of name “Jurançon”; - for the wines profiting from name “Jurançon”, followed mention “late Grape harvest”, the certificate of approval envisaged in article 9 could be delivered by the national Institute of the labels of origin only as soon as possible eighteen months after harvest. They will have to be presented, tasted and to be approved with the analytical and organoleptic examination envisaged by the decree n° 74-871 of October 19, 1974 relating to the examinations analytical and organoleptic of the wines with label of origin controlled under their particular mention; - the wines profiting from name “Jurançon”, followed mention “Grape harvest late”, must present in their labelling the indication of the year of harvest. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19751017_5402/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC Jurançon - 1996.doc