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Decree of December 28, 1999 relating to the label of origin delimited Wine of higher quality “Valençay” - J.O n° 19 of January 23, 2000
Art 1st. (Replaced A. December 28, 1999) -
Only profit from the label of origin “Valençay”, accompanied by the mention “delimited Wine of higher quality”, the white, red and rosy wines observing the conditions of production defined by this decree.
Art 2. -
The conditions to which these wines must answer are as follows: I. - Surface of production. (Modified, A. November 8, 1994) Department of Indre: Chabris, Faverolles, Fontguenand, Luçay-the-Male, Lye, Menetou-on-Nahon, Parpeçay, Poulaines, Valençay, Varennes-on-Fouzon, Vernelle (It), Veuil, Villentrois. Department of Dormouse-and-Expensive: Saddle-on-Expensive. The surface of production delimited by piece or part of piece 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 maps deposited in the town halls of the communes concerned. On a purely transitory basis, the pieces or parts of pieces planted in vine, excluded from the surface delimited “Valençay” 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 label of origin “Valençay” until their pulling up and at the latest until harvest 2020 included. II. - Encépagement. (Replaced A. December 28, 1999) the wines come from the grape assembly or the wine assembly resulting from following type of vines: has) Red or rosy wines: Principal type of vines: gamay NR represent between 30% and 60% of encépagement, pinot NR and cot NR account for 20% together at least encépagement. From harvest 2004, each one of these two type of vines accounts for at least 10% of encépagement; Additional type of vines: Red wines: frank cabernet NR and cabernet-sauvignon NR represent together or separately 20% to the maximum of encépagement; Rosy wines: pineau of Aunis NR represents to the maximum 30% of encépagement, frank cabernet NR and cabernet-sauvignon NR represent together or separately 20% to the maximum of encépagement; Can be taken into account in encépagement only the pieces planted in cabernet-sauvignon NR before the date of entry into force of this decree. The wines come from the assembly from at least three of preceding type of vines. b) White wines: Principal type of vine: sauvignon B. Type of vine accessories: alpine laburnums B and chardonnay B represent together or separately 30% to the maximum of encépagement. 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. III. - Alcoholometric Title. (Replaced, A. November 17, 1983; Replaced A. December 28, 1999) the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 9,5%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 144 grams per liter of must. The white and rosy wines should not contain, after fermentation, more than 3 grams per liter of remaining sugar fermentable. 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 with the national Institute with the labels of origin, after opinion of the interested producers' associations. IV. - Quantum with the hectare. (Replaced A. December 28, 1999) the quantum with the hectare is fixed at 65 hectolitres for the white wines and at 60 hectolitres for the red and rosy wines. The young vines can enter the calculation of the surface planted only as from the second year following that during which the plantation was installation before August 31. V. - Density of the plantations and mode of control (Addition A. December 28, 1999) the density of the vines is 6.000 feet at least to the hectare. The spacing between the rows is 1,70 meter to the maximum. The distance between the ground and the lower wire of training is 0,55 meter to the maximum. The height of foliage trained must be at least equal to 0,6 times the spacing between the rows. This height is measured between the limit lower of the foliage, measured at least with 30 centimetres above the ground, and the height of trimming, at least measured with 20 centimetres of the stakes carry-wire. The wines resulting from vines planted before the entry into force of this decree which do not answer these provisions can profit from the label of origin “Valençay” until their pulling up and at the latest until the harvest of the year 2024 included, subject respecting the minimal height of foliage above definite. VI. - Size (Addition A. December 28, 1999) the three following modes of size are authorized; - the Guyot size with only one length drink carrying seven frank eyes to the maximum for the black type of vine gamay, eight frank eyes to the maximum for other type of vines, with one or two let us coursons; - the size called in Y with two long wood carrying four frank eyes each one to the maximum, with one or two let us coursons; - the short size with let us coursons, the arms being cut to two or three frank eyes. The total of the frank eyes by stock should not exceed eight eyes for the type of vine gamay NR, eleven for other type of vines.
Art 3. -
The delivery of the label envisaged with the article first is subordinated to the tasting and the preliminary analysis of a wine sample for which the benefit of the mention is claimed “delimited Wines of higher quality”. The procedure to be followed for the delivery of the label is fixed by the rules of procedure established by the national federation of the delimited wines of quality higher and approved by decree of November 15, 1961.
Art 4. -
When the wines profiting from the label of origin “Valençay” are offered to the public dispatched for the sale or sold under the mention “label of origin delimited wine of quality the higher” (Payment E.E.C. n° 997/81, art 2) label of origin must be accompanied of the aforesaid the mention in apparent characters in the leaflets, posters and any 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. (Addition A. December 28, 1999) - From the publication of this decree, for the white wines coming from only one type of vine, the name of this one in labelling can be indicated only in another visual field that that where appear the obligatory mentions, registered voter in characters of dimensions in height and width, to most equal to two thirds of those of the characters of the name of name.
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_19700810_48802/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOVDQS_Valencay_-_2000.doc