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Decree of September 19, 2003 relating to the controlled label of origin “Thatch-First believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard” - J.O n° 219 of September 21, 2003 page 16183 Modifié by: Decree of September 19, 2003 relating to the controlled label of origin “Thatch-First believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard” (extracted from a decision of cancellation of the Council of State) - J.O n° 10 of January 12, 2006 page 480 text n° 19 By decision dated July 27, 2005 n° 261989 the Council of State cancelled the decree of September 19, 2003 relating to the controlled label of origin “Thatch-First believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard”.
Art 1. -
Only are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Thatch”, supplemented by the mention “First believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard”, supplemented or not by the words “Loire Valley”, the white wines which answer the conditions fixed hereafter.
Art 2. -
The geographical surface of production includes/understands the territory of the following communes of the department of the Maine-and-Loire: Beaulieu-on-tailboard, Bouchemaine, Brissac-Quincé, the Chalonnes-on-Loire, Field-on-Tailboard, Chaudefonds-on-Tailboard, Denée, Faye-in Anjou, the Montjean-on-Loire, Mozé-on-Louet, Pommeraye (It), Possonnière (It), Rablay-on-Tailboard, the Rochefort-on-Loire, Saint-Aubin-of-Luigné, Saint-Lambert-of-Lattay, Savennières, Soulaines-on-Aubance, Thouarcé and Vauchrétien.
Art 3. -
The wines result from grape harvest collected on a surface delimited by pieces or parts of pieces on the territory of the commune of the Rochefort-on-Loire, such as it was approved by the national committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin at its meeting of June 5, 2002 on Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end. The zone of production of the grapes thus delimited is deferred on the cadrastal maps deposited to the town hall of the commune concerned.
Art 4. -
The wines come from following type of vine, other than very other: chenin B.
Art 5. -
The vines are planted, led and cut in accordance with the provisions hereafter: - minimal distance enters the seedlings on the row: one meter, - a number of frank eyes: to the maximum 12 frank eyes per stock and 4 frank eyes on long wood. However, the vines planted before 1980 can be cut with a long wood having to the maximum 7 frank eyes. In this case, the number of frank eyes maximum per stock is brought back to 10 frank eyes, - minimal density of the plantations to be taken into account to determine spacings on the row and the spacings between rows: 4.500 stocks with the hectare. The maximum agronomic output is 7.800 kilogrammes grapes to the hectare before concentration due to over-ripening.
Art 6. -
The pieces of vine are gathered the grapes manually by sort successive. The collected grapes arrived at surmaturity and present a concentration by the action of the noble rot or passerillage natural. Musts have an average minimal natural richness saccharimetric of 238 grams per liter. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a natural wealth of sugar lower than 221 grams per liter of must. After fermentation, the wines present an alcoholometric title voluminal minimum asset of 12% and one minimal content of fermentable sugars of 34 grams per liter.
Art 7. -
The wines answer the conditions fixed by the decree of November 5, 2002 referred to above. The basic output is fixed at 25 hectolitres with the hectare. The output stop is fixed at 30 hectolitres with the hectare. It can be asserted, for the wines produced on the same given surface of vines in production, only the controlled labels of origin “Thatch”, supplemented by the mention “First Believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard” and “Anjou”. In this case, the quantity declared in the controlled label of origin “Anjou” should not be higher than the difference between 50 hectolitres than the hectare and that declared in the controlled label of origin “Thatch”, supplemented by the affected mention “First Believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard” of a coefficient K. The coefficient K is equal to 2. For a determined harvest, and in particular because of climatic accidents, the coefficient K can be modified by decision of the national committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin, catch after opinion of the trade union of defense of the label of origin in question. This decision is approved by joint decree of the ministers concerned, in accordance with the first subparagraph of the article. 6 of the decree of April 15, 1991 referred to above. The benefit of the controlled label of origin “Thatch”, supplemented by the mention “First Believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard”, 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 July 31, with a null output previous years.
Art 8. -
The wines are vinified in accordance with the local practice. Musts and the wines profit from all the oenological processes currently authorized by the laws and payments in force, other than the concentration, which is prohibited. The wine making and the setting out of bottle are carried out in the surface of production. The wines are high during one period which is completed as soon as possible on June 30 of the year which follows harvest.
Art 9. -
The wines cannot be put in circulation with the controlled label of origin “Thatch”, supplemented by the mention “First Believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard”, 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 decree of December 7, 2001 referred to above.
Art 10. -
The operations allowing a follow-up of the harvest of the pieces until the setting out of bottle are consigned by the operator in a register. The register follows the model approved by the national committee of the wines and brandies of the national Institute of the labels of origin at its meeting of June 5, 2002. It is held with the provision of the services of the national Institute of the labels of origin.
Art 11. -
The wines for which, under the terms of this decree, is asserted the appellation contrôlée “Thatch”, supplemented by the mention “First Believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard”, supplemented or not by the words “Loire Valley”, not being able to be declared after harvest, to be offered to the consumers, to be dispatched, put on sale or to be sold without, in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, name considered are registered and accompanied by the mention “appellation contrôlée”, the whole in very apparent characters. The name of name is registered on the labels in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, are not lower than half of those of the characters of any other mention appearing there. 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 12. -
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 “Thatch”, supplemented by the mention “First Believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard”, 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 13. -
The wines of harvest 2002, asserted on the declaration of harvest in AOC “Slopes of Tailboard-Thatch”, produced according to all regulations' of this decree can be allowed for the benefit of the AOC “Chaume” supplemented by the mention “First Believed of the Slopes of the Tailboard” since they obtain the certificate of approval in article 9 above.
Art 14. -
The provisions of the decree of February 18, 1950 relating to the controlled label of origin “Slopes of Tailboard-Thatch” are repealed.
Art 15. -
The Minister for the economy, of finances and industry, the Minister for agriculture, the food, of fishing and the rural businesses, the minister delegated to the budget and the budgetary reform and the Secretary of State to small and medium-sized companies, to the trade, the craft industry, the liberal professions 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_20030919_60102/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Chaume_2003.doc