AOC Côtes de Montravel, Haut-Montravel machine translated reference / legal text
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Art 1st. -
(Modified, D. 10 juil. 1948, art 1st) - Only respectively have right to the appellation contrôlées “Coasts of Montravel” and “Haut-Montravel” the white wines which, answering the conditions hereafter, were collected on the parts of the following communes such as they were defined by the judgements of the court of dated September 22, 1921 and January 21, 1948 Bergerac, located in slopes, other than those sat on modern alluvia: For Coasts of Montravel: Bonneville, La-Mothe-Montravel, Moncaret, Monpeyroux, Montazeau, Ponchapt, Saint-Michel-Montaigne, Saint-Vivien and the part of the commune of Saint-Méard-of-Gurçon, located at the south of the road n° 32 of Fleix at Villefranche-of-Longchapt; For Haut-Montravel: Fougueyrolles, Nastringues, Port-Holy-Foy, Saint-Antoine-of-Breuilh, Vélines. The experts, appointed by the management committee of the national institute of the labels of origin, will delimit the surface of production thus defined and the plans establish by their care, after approval by the national institute, will be deposited in the town halls of the common interested parties.
Art 2. -
(Modified, D. August 10, 1973, art 7) - the wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlées “Coasts of Montravel” and “Haut-Montravel” must come from following type of vines: “Sémillon, Sauvignon, Muscadelle. ” Enrageat and white of Gaillac for the remainder. These the last two type of vines nevertheless will not be authorized any more in the replacements nor in the new plantations from January 1, 1938. They must have disappeared from encépagement within ten years a maximum time to the expiry of which only three type of vines: sémillon, sauvignon, muscadelle will be authorized.
Art 3. -
(Modified, D. March 16, 1943, D. 10 juil. 1948, D. August 10, 1973) - the wines being entitled to the one of the appellation contrôlées “Coasts of Montravel” or “Haut-Montravel” must come from musts containing at least, before any enrichment or concentration, 204 grams of natural sugar per liter and present, after fermentation, a total alcoholometric title (acquired and in power) of 12° at least and 15° to the maximum, the alcoholometric title minimum asset not being able to be lower than 11° and the sugar content remaining having to be of 8 grams at least to 54 grams to the maximum per liter.
Art 4. -
(Modified, D. Feb 8, 1946) - the appellation contrôlées “Coasts of Montravel” and “Haut-Montravel” will be granted only to the producers whose harvest will not have exceeded 50 hectolitres of average per hectare. [These provisions were supplemented by the decrees n° 74.872 of October 19, 74.958 modified of November 20 and 75.842 of September 8: - ceiling limits classification: 20% - percentage of increase envisaged in article 6 of the decree referred to above n° 74.872: 60% of the annual output of name “Dry Bergerac”] (Supplemented, D. 79.647 of July 27, 1979) - the benefit of the controlled label of origin, 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 5. -
Within one year, the proposals tending to specify a regulation of size of the vines producing the wine with appellation contrôlée “Coasts of Montravel or Haut-Montravel” will have to be made at the national committee of the labels of origin by the trade union of the Coasts of Montravel or that of Haut-Montravel.
Art 6. -
(Modified, D. August 10, 1973, art 9) - the wines with appellation contrôlée “Montravel”, “Coasts of Montravel” and “Haut-Montravel” cannot be put in circulation with the label of origin without a certificate issued by the national institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies after opinion of an inspection board. This commission is indicated by the national institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies on a proposal from the trade union of Montravel. It examines whether the wine answers the conditions fixed by the regulation in force, and in particular by this decree. Its reasoned opinion is transmitted to interested and the tax department. Rules of procedure, approved by the national institute of the labels of origin, determine the procedure to be followed for the delivery of the certificate. [These provisions were supplemented by the decree n° 74.871 of October 19] The wines having received the certificate of approval of “Montravel” can be mixed, on the one hand, with wines having received the certificate of approval of “Haut-Montravel” and, on the other hand, with the wines having received the certificate of approval “Coasts of Montravel”, provided that the mixtures obtained meet respectively the standards minima of the appellation contrôlées “Haut-Montravel” and “Coasts of Montravel”.
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, will be asserted the appellation contrôlées “Coasts of Montravel” and “Haut-Montravel”, 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 one of the appellation contrôlées “Coasts of Montravel” or “Haut-Montravel”, 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 the art, labels of origin (L. August 1, 1905 1st 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_19370731_42302/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Cotes_de_Montravel_-_1984.doc