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Decree of bearing May 23, 2000 modification of the decree of December 20, 1951 relating to the label of origin delimited Wine of higher quality “Saint-Pourçain” - J.O n° 133 of June 9, 2000 [The decree of September 29, 1982 replaced the name of name “Wines of Saint-Pourçain on Sioule” by that of “Saint-Pourçain”].
Art 1st. (Replaced A. May 23, 2000) -
Only can be put on sale and to circulate for the sale under the label of origin “Saint-Pourçain” accompanied by the mention “Wines delimited of higher quality”, the white, red and rosy wines which are supplied with a label under the conditions fixed at the present decree. Mention of this label will be related to the titles of movement.
Art 2. -
The conditions to which these wines must answer, are as follows: I. - Surface of production. Chemilly, Besson, Bresnay, Meillard, Châtel-of-Neuvre, Montenay-on-To combine, Contigny, Verneuil-in-Bourbonnais, Saulcet, Bransat, Louchy-Montfrand, Saint-Pourçain-surSioule, Cesset, Montord, Charreil, Cintrat, Fleuriet, Fourilles, Deneuille, Chantelle. The surface of production thus defined will have to be delimited within six month from the publication of this decree, by a commission of experts which will be named by the Minister for Agriculture. A copy of the compartmental states determining the surface of production will be deposited with the Ministry for Agriculture and the Federation of Wine Associations of France (Section National Federation of the delimited Wines of higher quality), like in the town halls of the common interested parties. II. - Alcoholometric Title (Replaced, A. November 17, 1983; Replaced A. May 23, 2000) - to be entitled to the label of origin “Saint-Pourçain”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum average natural title alcoholometric voluminal of 9,5%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 153 grams per liter of must for the red wines and 144 grams per liter of must for the white and rosy wines. When the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 12,5%. The limits aimed to the subparagraphs above can be modified when the climatic conditions justify it, by joint decree of the minister in charge of agriculture and the minister in charge of consumption, on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin after opinion of the interested producers' associations. III. - Encépagement. (Replaced A. May 23, 2000) - the wines come from the grape assembly or the wine assembly resulting from following type of vines: has) White wines: Principal type of vines: chardonnay B accounts for 50% of encépagement at least, sacy B (locally called tressallier) at least accounts for 20% and to the maximum 40% of encépagement, together 90% of encépagement represent at least. The assembly of the grapes or the wines of two principal type of vines is obligatory. Additional type of vine: sauvignon B. b) Rosy wines: gamay NR. c) red Wines: The wines come from the grape assembly or the wine assembly resulting from following type of vines: - gamay NR: account for 40% of encépagement at least; - pinot black NR. Until harvest 2006 included, the pinot black NR accounts for 20% of encépagement at least. From harvest the 2007 pinot black NR accounts for 25% of encépagement at least. By the term “encépagement”, it is necessary to include/understand encépagement totality of the pieces of the exploitation producing the wine of name for the color considered. The assemblies of the wines resulting from various type of vines, when they are vinified separately, must be carried out in the wine containers before the examinations analytical and organoleptic. IV. - Quantum with the hectare (A. March 14, 1968; Replaced A. May 23, 2000) - the quantum with the hectare is fixed at 55 hectolitres per hectare of vines in production. The young vines can enter the calculation of the surface planted only as from the third year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31. V. - Practical particular. The benefit of name “Saint-Pourçain” accompanied by the mention “wines delimited of higher quality” could be refused with whoever will not respect the round of applause of the grape harvest decided and published by the Trade union of defense of name. VI. - Density of the plantations and mode of control (Addition A. May 23, 2000) - the density of plantation is 4.000 feet at least per hectare. The maximum spacing between the rows is 2,50 meters. The minimal distance between the feet on the row is 0,90 meter. The height of foliage trained must be at least equal to 0,6 times the spacing between the rows. The vines which do not answer the provisions of density specified above must respect the following load: gamay NR: 48.000 eyes with the hectare, pinot black NR, chardonnay B, sacy B, sauvignon b: 56.000 eyes with the hectare. The wines resulting from vines planted before August 1, 2000 which do not answer these provisions can profit from the label of origin “Saint-Pourçain” until their pulling up and at the latest until harvest 2030 included. VII. - Size (Addition A. May 23, 2000) the following modes of size are authorized: - size called in Y or double cord alternated for the type of vine gamay NR with to the maximum 12 frank eyes per stock; - the simple size guyot for the type of vine gamay NR with a maximum of 10 frank eyes per stock; - the simple size guyot or double, double cord alternated for the type of vines chardonnay B, sacy B, sauvignon B and pinot black NR with a maximum of 14 frank eyes per stock.
Art 3. -
The delivery of the label envisaged with the article first is subordinated to the tasting and the analysis of a sample of the wine for which is claimed the benefit of the mention “delimited wine of higher quality”. Tasting is made by a commission whose members are designated by the wine Trade union in charge of name. The analysis must be carried out by a laboratory officially approved for the repression of the frauds by the Minister for Agriculture. The maximum validity of use of this label by the producer is fixed at three months. Rules of procedure worked out by the wine Trade union interested and approved by the Ministry for Agriculture, after opinion of the Federation of Wine Associations of France (Section National Federation of the delimited Wines of higher quality) and of the national Institute of the labels of origin, will determine the procedure to be followed for the delivery of the labels and the labels attesting the existence of these labels and will specify the mentions which will have to be related to these documents. (A. Nov 15, 1961). The models of the label and the label to be used will be attached to these rules of procedure.
Art 4. -
When the wines profiting from the label of origin “Saint-Pourçain” are offered to the public, are dispatched for the sale or are sold under the mention “label of origin delimited wine of higher quality”. (Payment E.E.C. n° 997/81, art 2), the label of origin “Saint-Pourçain” will have to be accompanied of the aforesaid the mention in apparent characters in the leaflets, posters, advertisements and all means of publicity, on the unspecified labels and containers, like on the invoices and parts of control. A label delivered under the conditions determined in the rules of procedure aimed to article 3 of this decree will have to be affixed by the bottlers on the stopped containers containing these wines.
Art 5. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the label of origin accompanied by the mention in question whereas it does not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree, will be continued in accordance with the general legislation on the repression of the frauds and the protection of the labels of origin, 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_19511220_16002/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOVDQS_Saint-Pourcain_-_2000.doc