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Decree No 94-277 of April 5, 1994 relating to encépagement and the output of the vineyards in the exploitations producing of the wines, sweet aperitif wines and liqueur wines to label of origin - J.O Number 85 of April 12, 1994 Decree of December 15, 1994 relating to the controlled label of origin - J.O Number 296 of December 22, 1994
Art 1st. -
(Replaced and Supplemented, D. December 15, 1994). - Only to the controlled label of origin “Puisseguin Saint-émilion” the wines are entitled answering the conditions fixed hereafter.
Art 1st (a). -
The surface of production of the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Puisseguin Saint-émilion” is delimited inside the geographical surface consisted cadastral sections MT, A 1 with A 5, B 1 with B 5, C 1 with C 4, D 1 with D 6, E 1 with E 4 of the commune of Puisseguin which correspond to the territory of this commune such as it was defined before its fusion with the commune of Monbadon at January 1, 1989 (stopped prefectoral of November 10, 1988).
Art 1st for the third time. -
To be entitled to the controlled label of origin “Puisseguin St. Emilion”, 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 the 23 and June 24, 1994 on Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end. The limits of the surface of production thus defined are deferred on the cadrastal map deposited in town hall of the commune concerned. On a purely transitory basis, the pieces or parts of pieces planted in vine in the common aiming to the article 1st (a), excluded from the delimited surface “Puisseguin St. Emilion” and identified by their cadastral references, their surface and their encépagement on the list approved by the national Committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin during the meeting of the 23 and June 24, 1994, can continue to profit for their harvest, provided they answer the other conditions fixed by this decree, of the right to the controlled label of origin “Puisseguin Saint-émilion” until their pulling up and at the latest until the harvest of 2020 included.
Art 2. -
Only to the appellation contrôlée “Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion” the wines will be entitled coming from following type of vines other than all others: cabernet, bouchet, malbec or pressac, merlot. (Addition, D. Dec 26, 1960.) - From harvest 1961, any wine producer of the appellation contrôlée defined by this decree having in his exploitation of the pieces located in the delimited surface and containing hybrids will not be able to assert the right to this name.
Art 3. -
(Modified, D. Nov 8, 1955, art 11). - The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion” will have to come from musts containing, before any enrichment or concentration, at least 187 grams of natural sugar per liter and to present, after fermentation, a minimum alcoholic strength of 11°.
Art 4. -
(Modified, D. modified Feb 8, 1948). - The basic output is fixed at 45 hectolitres per hectare of vines in production] (Modified, D. 94-277 of April 5, 1994). - The benefit of name 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. -
Within one year, of the proposals tending to regulate the size of the vines producing the wine with appellation contrôlée “Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion” will have to be provided to the national committee of the labels of origin by the office of the viticultural trade union of the communes of Lussac and Puisseguin (the Gironde). [The provisions relating to the regulation of the size and the densities of plantation were defined by a decree of Feb 15, 1947] From the grape harvest of 1947, only will be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Puisseguin Saint-émilion”, the wines answering all the conditions fixed by the decree of control of November 14, 1936 modified by the decree of March 16, 1943 (art.10.) and coming from vines which will have been cut and planted in accordance with the provisions hereafter: The only mode of size authorized is the simple Guyot size, the aste carrying 9 frank eyes to the maximum for the Sauvignon Cabernet, Malbec and Merlot, and 10 eyes to the maximum for the frank Cabernet. The cot will be cut in two eyes. The very vigorous stocks could be led in Guyot doubles, each of the 2 astes carrying 7 eyes to the maximum for the Sauvignon Cabernet, Malbec and Merlot and 9 eyes to the maximum for the frank Cabernet. The cots will be cut to 1 ? it. The density of the feet to the hectare will not have to be lower than 5.500 feet.
Art 6. -
(Modified, D. August 17, 1959). - The wine making must be in conformity with the local practice. All the nologic practices ? authorized by the laws and payments in force are authorized for the wines of name referred to above. The wines could not be put in circulation with this name without a certificate issued by an inspection board indicated by the national institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, on a proposal from the trade union of name. This commission will examine whether the wine answers the conditions fixed by the regulation in force, and in particular by this decree. Its reasoned opinion will be transmitted to interested and the indirect tax authorities. Rules of procedure approved by the national institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies will determine the procedure to be followed for the delivery of the certificate.
Art 7. -
The appellation contrôlée “Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion” could not be reproduced on the labels, marks, stamps, stoppers, capsules, seals and any other apparatus of closing, invoices, trade papers, packing and containers that in the condition that the names of Puisseguin and Saint-émilion are carried there in identical characters of the same form, even dimension and same color.
Art 8. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlée will be asserted “Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion” could not 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, containers unspecified, the label of origin referred to above being accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée” in very apparent characters.
Art 9. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion”, 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_19361114_7502/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion_-_1994.doc