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Decree of January 10, 2003 relating to the controlled label of origin “Saint-Bris” - J.O n° 10 of January 12, 2003 page 698

Art 1. -

Only is entitled to the controlled label of origin “Saint-Bris” the dry white wines answering the conditions fixed hereafter.

Art 2. -

The surface of production of the wines includes/understands the territory of the following communes of the department of Yonne: Saint-Bris-the-vinous, Chitry, Irancy, Quenne, Vincelottes. The wines result from grape harvest collected on a surface delimited by pieces or parts of pieces such as it was approved by the national committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin in its meeting of the 13 and February 14, 2002, on the Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end. The compartmental surface thus delimited is deferred on the cadrastal maps deposited to the town hall of the common interested parties.

Art 3. -

The wines come from following type of vines other than very other: sauvignon B, sauvignon gray G.

Art 4. -

The vines are planted and cut according to following provisions': has) Density: The minimal density of plantation is of 7.000 stocks to the hectare; The maximum spacing between the rows is 1,30 meter; b) Control: The height minimum of trained foliage is of 0,6 times the distance between the rows; c) Size: The only mode of size authorized is the simple size guyot with only one length drink carrying eight frank eyes to the maximum and to more both let us coursons. The total of the frank eyes by stock should not in no case to exceed 10. The number of eyes developed is limited to the maximum to 75.000 per hectare. Disbudding is obligatory.

Art 5. -

The wines come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum average natural title alcoholometric voluminal of 10% flight. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 161 grams per liter of must. When the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines do not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 12,8% vol. under penalty of losing the right to name.

Art 6. -

The wines answer the conditions fixed by the decree of September 10, 1993 referred to above. The basic output is fixed at 58 hectolitres with the hectare. The output stop is fixed at 70 hectolitres with the hectare. The benefit of the controlled label of origin is 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 July 31.

Art 7. -

The wines profiting from the controlled label of origin “Saint-Bris” cannot be put in circulation without a certificate of approval delivered by the national Institute of the labels of origin under the conditions envisaged by the decree of December 7, 2001 referred to above.

Art 8. -

The wines for which under the present decree is asserted the controlled label of origin “Saint-Bris” not being able to be declared after harvest, to be offered to the public, to be dispatched, put on sale or sold without, in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, the label of origin are registered and accompanied by the mention “Appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. The name of name is registered on the labels in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, should not be lower than half of that of the characters of any other mention appearing there.

Art 9. -

The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the controlled label of origin “Saint-Bris” 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.

Art 10. -

From harvest 2001, the wines having received the label of the delimited wines of higher quality under the label of origin “Sauvignon of Saint-Bris” and answering the conditions of this decree can be allowed for the benefit of the controlled label of origin, if they obtain, within three month starting from the date of publication of this decree, the certificate of approval envisaged in article 7, delivered above under the same conditions after analytical and organoleptic examination. The wines held by the wholesale dealers will be subjected to the same procedure; however, in this case, samplings will be carried out by the agents of the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds. The wines presented at the examinations analytical and organoleptic for classification in controlled label of origin lose definitively and immediately the benefit of the label of origin “delimited Wine of higher quality” to which they had right. The wines profiting from the label of origin “Sauvignon of Saint-Briss” in bulk and not sold with the expiry of a three months deadline following the entry into force of this decree can be marketed under their label of origin “delimited Wine of higher quality” if they obtain an extension of the validity of the label after a new examination of quality by analysis and tasting, organized by the trade union of defense of name, under the control of the national Institute of the labels of origin. Wines profiting from the label of origin “Sauvignon of Saint-Bris” in bulk to the property and already sold, to which was delivered before at the entry in force of this decree the label of the delimited wines of higher quality can circulate under their name until exhaustion of stocks, the provisions of article 2, paragraph 3, of the decree of November 30, 1960 relating to the validity of use by the producer of the label of the delimited wines of higher quality not being more applicable to these wines.

Art 11. -

The decree of modified August 5, 1974, which fixes the conditions of attribution of the label “delimited Wine of quality higher” than the wines profiting from the label of origin “Sauvignon of Saint-Bris” is repealed.

Art 12. -

The Minister for the economy, of finances and industry, the Minister for agriculture, the food, of fishing and the rural businesses, the minister delegated to the budget and the budgetary reform and the Secretary of State to small and medium-sized companies, to the trade, the craft industry, the liberal professions and consumption are charged, each one in what relates to it, of the execution of this decree, which will be published in the Journal officiel de la République française. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_20030110_502/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Saint-Bris_-_2003.doc