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EDVR Marc de Lorraine machine translated reference / legal text

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[Modified A. April 13, 1995 - “Wines of the Moselle” was replaced by “the Moselle”]

Art 1st. -

Only are entitled to regulated name “Marc de Lorraine” the brandies of marc answering the conditions hereafter enumerated and coming from distillation, in the departments of Meurthe-et-Moselle and of the Moselle, marc coming from grape harvest collected in the surface of production of the wines with labels of origin “Coasts of Toul” and “the Moselle” and resulting from type of vines fixed for these labels of origin. One of the terms “Coasts of Toul” or “the Moselle” can be joined to regulated name “Marc de Lorraine” when the brandy in question results from the by-products of the wine making of the wines respectively profiting from the one from the labels of origin “Coasts from Toul” or “the Moselle”.

Art 2. -

The brandies regulated by this decree must come exclusively from healthy marcs, resulting from a wine making in conformity with the uses and the provisions of the regulation applicable to the wines with labels of origin “Coasts of Toul” and “the Moselle”. These marcs must be likely to at least provide four liters of pure alcohol by 100 kg of raw material.

Art 3. -

The brandies regulated by this decree must be obtained by distillation in two successive operations, by means of the only stills with passes by again simple or with double wall, heated with naked fire or the steam, of a maximum capacity of fifty hectolitres raw material in twenty-four hours. The method known as of diffusion is prohibited like any other process of distillation.

Art 4. -

To be entitled to regulated name “Marc de Lorraine” the brandies must present, at the temperature of 20 °C, the voluminal alcoholometric title according to: On the outlet side of the apparatuses: 68 p. 100 to the maximum At the time of the sale to the consumer: 40 p. 100 at least. In all the cases, they must have a content of volatile elements others that the alcohol of 400 grams at least per hectolitre of pure alcohol. They cannot be put in circulation without a certificate of approval delivered by an interprofessional commission tasters appointed by the national institute of the labels of origin, on proposal of the regional professional organizations. Rules of procedure approved by the national institute of the labels of origin determine the conditions of delivery of the certificate of approval.

Art 5. -

The brandies for which, under the present decree is asserted regulated name “Marc of followed Lorraine” or not one of the expressions “Coasts of Toul” or “the Moselle” cannot be declared for manufacture, be offered to the consumers, be dispatched, put on sale or be sold without, in manufacture, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, name and the denomination considered being indicated, accompanied by the mention “Name regulated” in very apparent characters

Art 6. -

The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a brandy is entitled to name regulated above, 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, without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature, if it is necessary, and will make lose with this brandy the benefit of the paragraph C of the 1° of the article 1st of the law of January 13, 1941. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19791128_1402/11/2006 Downloadable document: EDVR_Marc_de_Lorraine_-_1987.doc