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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 November 8, 1994 relating to the label of origin delimited Wine of higher quality - J.O Number 266 of November 17, 1994
Art 1st. -
Only can be put on sale and to circulate for the sale under the label of origin “Wines of Estaing” accompanied by the mention “delimited Wines of higher quality”, the wines which, profiting under the terms of the law from May 6, 1919 modified by the law from July 22, 1927, of this label of origin, will be supplied with a label under the conditions fixed at the present decree. Mention of this label, with its number, 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 (Modified, A. November 8, 1994) Department of Aveyron: communes of Estaing, Coubisou, Sébrazac. 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. II. - Encépagement Red and rosy wines: Iron-Servadou, Gamay black with white juice, Abouriou (gamay the St. Lawrence), black Jurançon, black Merlot, frank Cabernet, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Mouyssagues, Négrette, black Pinot, Lasted, Castet. White wines: Chenin, Roussellou, Mauzac. Will be tolerated in encépagement other type of vines will viniféras, other than the dyers, in the maximum proportion of 20% throughout one five year from the present decree and in the proportion of 10% during the five following years. III. - Alcoholometric Title (Replaced A. of February 14, 1989) To be entitled to the label of origin “Wines of Estaing” the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 9%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 155 grams per liter of must for the red wines and than 144 grams per liter of must for the white and rosy wines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 12%, under penalty of losing the right to this name. However, the benefit of name can be granted to the wines of a total voluminal title alcoholometric higher than the limits referred to above and work out without any enrichment if the informant justifies of a certificate issued by the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies (I.N.A.O.) after investigation carried out into his request presented before the vintage of the vines concerned. The notifications of the exemptions aimed to the preceding subparagraph must be addressed to the local services of the general direction of the taxes and the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds. The limits aimed to the subparagraphs above can be modified when the climatic conditions justify it by joint decree of and the minister Minister for Agriculture and Forestry of State, minister for the economy, finances and the budget, on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, after opinion of the interested producers' associations. IV. - Quantum with the hectare The quantum with the hectare envisaged in article 5 of the decree of November 30, 1960, modified by the decree of March 24, 1964, is fixed at 45 hl per hectare of vines in production. [(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 third year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31].
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 is claimed the benefit of the mention “delimited wine of higher quality”; The procedure to be followed for the delivery of the label is fixed by the rules of procedure approved by the decree of November 15, 1961.
Art 4. -
When the wines profiting from the label of origin “Wines of Estaing” are offered to the public, are dispatched for the sale or are sold under the mention “delimited Wines of higher quality”, the label of origin will have to be accompanied of the aforesaid the mention in apparent characters, in the leaflets, posters, advertisements 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.
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_19651104_8902/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOVDQS_Vins_d_Estaing_-_1999.doc