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Decree of March 19, 1998 relating to certain labels of origin controlled of the Burgundy area - J.O n° 72 of March 26, 1998
Art 1st. -
Only are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Pouilly-Fuissé” the white wines which, answering the conditions hereafter, were collected on the territories of the communes envisaged by the judgement of the court of Mâcon of December 17, 1922, except for the pieces located on modern alluvia and of the grounds not intended for the culture of the vine according to the local practice. Experts named by the management Committee of the national Committee of the labels of origin will delimit this surface of production thus defined and will defer the limits of them on the cadrastal map of the common interested parties. This plan of the surface of production established by their care, after approval of the national Committee, will be deposited in the town halls of the communes of Fuissé, Solutré, Pouilly, Vergisson and Chaintré, before December 15, 1936. The wines produced respectively on each the climates, parts of communes or locality will have the right to associate with controlled communal name “Pouilly-Fuissé”, the name of their climate of origin, in the condition that this name is placed after that of the appellation contrôlée, printed in identical characters, and that the wines answer the particular regulations envisaged in article 3.
Art 2. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Pouilly-Fuissé” will have to come from following type of vine: Chardonnay says Beaunois, exclusively.
Art 3. -
(Replaced, D. October 1, 1985). - To be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Pouilly-Fuissé”, the white wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 11%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 170 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total voluminal alcoholometric title of 13,5%, under penalty of losing the right to name considered. The wines for which the addition of the name of the climate of origin was asserted to that of the appellation contrôlée “Pouilly-Fuissé” must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 12%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 178 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total voluminal alcoholometric title of 13,5%, 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 limits 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 of the wines and brandies 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 Directorate-General of the taxes and the Management 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 with the budget and consumption, on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, after opinion of the interested producers' associations.
Art 4. -
(Modified, D. August 26, 1982). [The basic output aimed to the article 1st of the decree n° 74.872 of modified October 19, 1974 relating to the producing output of the vineyards of the wines with controlled label of origin is fixed, for the wines of name “Pouilly-Fuissé”, with 50 hectolitres per hectare.] [See also the decrees n° 74.872 of modified October 19 74.958 of November 20 and 75.842 of September 8: - ceiling limits classification: 20% - percentage of increase envisaged in article 6 of the decree referred to above n° 74.872: 60% of the annual output of name “ordinary Burgundy large”.] (Supplemented, D. 79.647 of July 27, 1979). it benefit of the controlled label of origin, can be granted to the wines coming from the young vines only as from the third year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31.
Art 5. -
Within the one year deadline, proposals tending to specify a regulation of the size and density of the plantations will have to be made at the national Committee of the labels of origin. (A. March 15, 1944). Nevertheless, are prohibited, from the publication of this decree, the practices of the annular incision or all other similar and that of the torsion of the vine shoot.
Art 6. -
(Modified, D. March 19, 1998) - the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Pouilly-Fuissé” 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.
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlée will be asserted “Pouilly-Fuissé” could not 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, labels, 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 “Pouilly-Fuissé”, 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. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19360911_22502/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Pouilly-Fuisse_-_1998.doc