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Art 1st. -
(Modified, D. October 1, 1985). Only are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Bourgogne mousseux”, the red wines resulting from type of vines defined by the decrees of July 31, 1937 and July 23, 1938, concerning the appellation contrôlées “ordinary Burgundy” and “ordinary Burgundy large”. However, in all the cases, will have to be higher than 30% of the mixture, the percentage of the white, red or rosy wines coming from following fine type of vines: In Yonne: Beaunois (local name of white Pinot Chardonnay), César and Tressot. In Coast-in Or: Pinot Noirien, Pinot Liebault, Pinot Beurot, white Pinot and Chardonnay, known as Beaunois or Aubaine. In Saone-et-Loire and in the district of the Villefranche-on-Saone in the Rhone: these last four type of vines and, moreover, black Gamay with white juice collected inside the surface of production defined by the decree of February 24, 1942.
Art 2. -
(Replaced, D. October 1, 1985). - The other conditions of production, in particular those which aim at the surface of production and the best performance, as well for the white wines as for the red and rosy wines, remain those fixed by the decrees of July 31, 1937 and July 28, 1938 concerning the appellation contrôlées “ordinary Burgundy” and “ordinary Burgundy large”, except for the conditions of high content in sugar of musts and alcoholic strength of the wines which are thus defined: To be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Bourgogne mousseux”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 8,5%. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than: 135 grams per liter of must for the red wines; 136 grams per liter of must for the white and rosy wines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total voluminal alcoholometric title of 13% before addition of dose 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 limit 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. To be entitled to name “Bourgogne mousseux” the wines must present a minimum voluminal alcoholometric title of 9,5% before the addition of 10,5% and drawn-off liquid after fermentation, before the addition of dose. They must be obtained a second fermentation in bottles and to be entirely handled inside the surface of production of the appellation contrôlée “Burgundy”. The provisions of the decree of modified March 16, 1943 remain applicable until December 31, 1985. With the exit of this time, the controlled label of origin “Bourgogne mousseux” could not be used any more but for the red wines. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19430316_17802/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Bourgogne_mousseux_-_1985.doc