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Decree of March 19, 1998 relating to certain labels of origin controlled of the Burgundy area - J.O n° 72 of March 26, 1998
Art 1st. -
Only are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Volnay” the red wines which, answering the conditions hereafter, were collected inside the territories of the communes of Volnay and Meursault on the parts of communes or pieces which will be delimited by the commission of experts named by the management committee of the national committee of the labels of origin, in consideration of the geological nature of their ground and the local practice, honest and constant. The plan established by their care will have, after approval of the national committee of the labels of origin, being deposited in the town halls of the common interested parties before January 1, 1938. (Supplemented, D. June 19, 1939.) - The surface of production of the appellation contrôlée “Volnay” is thus fixed: GEOLOGICAL NATURE OF the GROUND cadastral SECTION SURFACE of the classified vines PLACES KNOWN AS NUMBER OF PIECES CLASSEES ha. a. Ca Famines 1 to 49. Gigotte 50 to 82 Large Fields 83 to 132 Snakes 133 to 144. Hillocks 145 to 163. Small Poisots 164 to 172. Large Poisots 173 to 243. Combes 244 to 254. Fogs 255 to 267. Marls oxfordiennes and argoviennes Mitans 268 to 289. in the part higher and limestones of B 84 27 05 In Young elm 290 to 308. Bathonien in the lower part. Angles 309 to 328. Points of Angles 329 to 334. Fremiet 335 to 358. Pitures above 359 to 388. Chanlin 389 to 407 Is worth of Them 439 to 480. Under Rock 408 to 438. Cros-Martin 154 to 176. Small Gamets 177 to 209. Pasquiers 210 to 240. Pluchots 241 to 276. Carelle above 277 to 296 limestone Falls of Bathonien E 38 59 85 Ronceret 297 to 314. Eschards 315 to 359 Jouères 360 to 371. Aussys 372 to 382. Lurets 383 to 423, 434 to 442. Robardelle 443 to 470. Carelle under Vault 1, 2, 5 to 24 In Champans 25 to 50. In Cailleret 51 to 55. In Chevret 56 to 65. Cailleret-top 66 to 114. Limestones of Bathonien F 64 45 50 Fields of Oaks 115 to 169. Es White 170 to 187 Beauregard 188 to 2904 Size-Feet 205 to 30 In Verseuil 231 to 237. Closed village known as “of the Dukes” 1, 2, 7, 30 to 33, 55, 61, 64 to 70, Village 174, 175, 188 (a), 189, 191,192, 234, 239, 240. Bar 62. Marls oxfordiennes and argoviennes H 27 32 05 Bousse d' Or 63 in the part higher and limestones of Lassolle 249 to 264. Bathonien in the lower part the Cellar. 265 to 314 Bouchère 315 to 342. Paux-wood 343 to 361. The surface of production of the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Volnay” or “Volnay Santenots” is thus fixed: Commune of NATURAL Meursault GEOLOGICAL OF the GROUND cadastral SECTION SURFACE of the classified vines PLACES KNOWN AS NUMBER OF PIECES CLASSEES ha. With Ca Santenots white 19 to 32. Santenots of medium 33 to 55. Limestones of Bathonien A 28 39 60 Santenots below 67 to 92. Ptures, Petures, Eptures 166 to 197 or Santenots (Modified, D. Oct 14, 1943 and March 16, 1963.) - For the wines produced in the pieces classified in “first vintage”, communal name referred to above could be supplemented either by the name of the climate of origin, or by the expression “first believed”, or by one and the other. The name of the climate of origin will have to be placed after that of the name communal and printed in characters whose dimensions as well in height as in width, will not have to exceed those of name. For the other climates of origin not classified in “first vintage” under the conditions envisaged with the preceding subparagraph, the name of the climate could be assistant of that of communal name. In this case, it will have to be printed in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, will not have to exceed half of those of name. The experts appointed by the management committee of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies will draw up the list of the climates classified in “first vintage” and will defer on the cadrastal maps the territory thus defined. This list and this plan will be, after approval by the national Institute of the labels of origin, deposited with the town hall of the common interested parties.
Art 2. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Volnay” will have to come from following type of vines other than all others: Black fine Pinot said noirien, Pinot Beurot, Pinot Liébault. Nevertheless will be tolerated in encépagement of the vines producing the red wine being entitled to the aforementioned name, and for one length of time maximum fifteen years, the seedlings known as of Renevey, being specified that as from the year 1938, this type of vine will be interdict in all the plantations and all the replacements. The local use to incorporate in the vines intended to produce the red wines with appellation contrôlée “Volnay” a certain number of white seedlings: pinot white or gray and chardonnay, of which the percentage can amount to 15% to the maximum, remain authorized. (Supplemented, D. Nov 9, 1962.) - Any wine producer of the appellation contrôlée defined by this decree which will plant or replant hybrids inside the surface delimited of this one will not be able to assert the right to this name.
Art 3. -
(Replaced D. October 1, 1985). - To be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Volnay”, the red wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 10,5%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 171 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total voluminal alcoholometric title of 13,5%, under penalty of losing the right to name considered. The wines for which the addition either of the name of the climate of origin was asserted, or from the expression “first believed”, or from the one and other, with that of the appellation contrôlée “Volnay” must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 11%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 180 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total voluminal alcoholometric title of 14%, under penalty of losing the right to name considered. However, the benefit of name referred to above can be granted to the wines of a total voluminal title alcoholometric higher than the limits referred to above and worked 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 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 Directorate-General of the taxes and the Management of 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 the Minister for agriculture and the minister in charge with the budget and consumption on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin with the wines and brandies, after opinion of the interested producers' associations.
Art 4. -
(Modified, D. August 26, 1982). [The basic output aimed to the article 1st of the decree n° 74.872 of modified October 19, 1974 relating to the producing output of the vineyards of the wines with controlled label of origin is fixed, for the wines of name “Volnay”, with 40 hectolitres per hectare. Only can profit from an output higher than the basic output, within the maximum limit of the limiting ceiling of classification, for a given surface of vine producing of the wines being entitled to name “Volnay”, the informants who made of it the request at the national Institute of the labels of origin before the vintage of the vines in question and which were subjected to the checking of their harvest by the commission of five members envisaged with the article 1st of the decree modified n° 74.872 of October 19, 1974.] [See also decrees 74.872 of October 19, 74.958 modified of November 20: - ceiling limits classification: 20%.] (D. 87.854 of October 22, 1987). - The benefit of name can be 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 August 31.
Art 5. -
Within the one year deadline, proposals tending to specify a regulation of the size and density of the plantations will have to be made at the national Committee of the labels of origin by the trade union of Volnay. (A. September 17, 1956). Nevertheless, are prohibited, from the publication of this decree, the practices of the incision annular or any other similar and that of the torsion of the vine shoot.
Art 6. -
(Modified, D. March 19, 1998) - the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Volnay”, with or without addition of the name of the climate of origin, will have to come from grapes collected with good maturity and vinified in accordance with the local practice. They will profit from all the oenological processes currently authorized by the laws and payments in force.
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree the appellation contrôlée will be asserted “Volnay” could not be declared after harvest, be offered to the public, be dispatched, put on sale or sold, without, in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, containers unspecified, the label of origin referred to above being accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée” in very apparent characters.
Art 8. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Volnay”, 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 names D origin (L. August 1, 1905, art 1 and 2; L. May 6, 1919, art 8; D. August 19, 1921, art 13), 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_19370909_23502/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Volnay_-_1998__.doc