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Decree of April 19, 2001 relating to the controlled label of origin “Played Noble Touraine” - J.O n° 98 of April 26, 2001
Art 1st. -
Only are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Touraine Noble Played”, supplemented or not by the words: “Loire Valley”, the rosy wines or gray which answer the conditions fixed hereafter.
Art 2. -
The surface of production includes/understands the territory of the following communes of the department of the Indre-and-Loire: Chambray-lès-turns, Esvres, Play-lès-Turns, Larçay and Saint-Avertin. The wines result from grape harvest collected on a surface 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, in session on November 9, 2000, on 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 communes concerned.
Art 3. -
The wines come from following type of vines, other than very other: miller NR in a proportion higher than 40% of encépagement, pinot gray G in a proportion higher than 20% of encépagement and pinot black NR in a proportion higher than 10% of encépagement. By encépagement, one understands the totality of the surfaces of the exploitation asserted in controlled label of origin “Touraine Noble Played”.
Art 4. -
The vines are led and cut in accordance with the provisions hereafter: The minimal density of plantation is of 6.500 stocks to the hectare. The maximum spacing between the rows is 1,6 meter. The maximum height between the ground and the lower wire of training is 0,55 meter. The two following modes of size are authorized: - Guyot size with one or two arms with only one length drink carrying seven frank eyes to the maximum and two let us coursons to the maximum, the total of the frank eyes by stock not having to exceed ten; - short size with let us coursons carrying three frank eyes to the maximum, the total of the frank eyes by stock not having to exceed twelve. A frank eye is an eye detached of the crown and joined with a secondary shoot developed or not.
Art 5. -
The wines come from collected grapes with good maturity and present an average natural voluminal title alcoholometric minimun of 9,5%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a natural wealth of sugar lower than 153 grams per liter of must. When the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 12,5%, under penalty of losing the right to this 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 fifty-five hectolitres with the hectare. The output stop is fixed at sixty-seven hectolitres with the hectare. The benefit of the controlled label of origin 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 July 31.
Art 7. -
The wines are elaborate according to local practice's: a short maceration precedes pressing and fermentation. They profit from all the oenological processes authorized by the laws and payments in force, other than the concentration which is prohibited. They present after fermentation a sugar content residual lower than four grams per liter. The assembly of musts or the wines resulting from three type of vines is obligatory. It is carried out in the wine containers before or after wine making and at the latest before the examinations envisaged in article 8.
Art 8. -
The wines cannot be put in circulation with the controlled label of origin “Touraine Noble Played” without a certificate of approval delivered by the national Institute of the labels of origin at the end of the examinations analytical and organoleptic as envisaged by the regulation in force.
Art 9. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, is asserted the appellation contrôlée “Touraine Noble Played”, supplemented or not by the words: “Loire Valley”, cannot be declared after harvest, be offered to the consumers, be dispatched, put on sale or be sold without, in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified name considered being registered and is accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. The name of name must be registered on the labels in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, should not be lower than half of those of the characters of any other mention appearing there. Words: “Noble Played” are placed after the word: “Touraine” and printed in characters identical in all points to those of the word “Touraine”. In addition, dimensions of the characters of the words: “Loire Valley” should not be higher, as well in height as in width, to two thirds of those of the characters composing the name of name.
Art 10. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that wines are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Touraine Noble Played” whereas they do not answer all the conditions fixed by this decree is 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 11. -
The wines of harvest 2000 can assert the controlled label of origin “Touraine Noble Played” insofar as they answer the conditions fixed by this decree.
Art 12. -
The Minister for the economy, of finances and industry, the Minister for agriculture and fishing, the Secretary of State to the budget and the Secretary of State to small and medium-sized companies, to the trade, the craft industry 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_20010412_15102/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Touraine_Noble_Joue_-_2001.doc