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Art 1st. -
(Replaced, D. February 6, 1964) - Only are entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Gevrey-Chambertin” the red wines which, answering the provisions of this decree, were collected on the territories of the communes of Gevrey-Chambertin and Brochon delimited by the experts appointed by the management Committee of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies. This delimitation is deferred by the experts on the cadrastal maps deposited, after approval by the national Institute of the labels of origin, in the town halls of the common interested parties. For the wines produced in the pieces classified in “first vintage”, communal name referred to above can 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 must be placed after that of the name communal and printed in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, should not exceed those of name. For the other not classified climates of origin, in “first vintage” under the conditions envisaged with the preceding subparagraph, the name of the climate can be assistant of that of communal name. In this case, it must be printed in characters whose dimensions, as well in height as in width, should not exceed half of those of name. The wines resulting from the climates of Chambertin, Chambertin-Close-of-Bèze, Vault-Chambertin, Charms-Chambertin, Mazis-Chambertin, Morello cherries-Chambertin, Latricières-Chambertin, Mazoyères-Chambertin, Ruchottes-Chambertin (having been the subject of the special decrees of control of July 31, 1937 which do not meet the conditions giving them right to name of climate can be indicated under the communal name “Gevrey-Chambertin” followed by the expression “first believed”. The experts appointed by the management Committee of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies draw up the list of the climates classified in “first vintage” and 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 “Gevrey-Chambertin”, will have to come from following type of vines, other than all others: Pinot noirien, Pinot beurot, Pinot liébault. Nevertheless will be tolerated in encépagement of the vines producing the wine being entitled to the aforementioned name, and throughout one fifteen year, the wines coming from the seedlings says Renevey, being specified that as from the year 1938 this type of vine will be interdict in all the plantations and replacements. The local use to incorporate, in the vines intended to produce the wines with appellation contrôlée “Gevrey-Chambertin”, a certain number of white seedlings: White or gray Pinot and Chardonnay, of which the percentage can amount to 15% to the maximum, remain authorized. (Supplemented, D. November 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 “Gevrey-Chambertin”, the 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 “Gevrey-Chambertin” 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, if 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 of consumption, on proposal of the national Institute of the labels of origin of 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 decree 74.872 of modified October 1, 1974 relating to the producing output of the vineyards of the wines with controlled label of origin is fixed, for the wines of name “Gevrey-Chambertin”, 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 “Gevrey-Chambertin” 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 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 density of the plantations and size will have to be made at the national Committee of the labels of origin by the Trade union of defense of the viticultural and wine interests of the commune of Gevrey-Chambertin. (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. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Gevrey-Chambertin” 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, except for the concentration, which is prohibited.
Art 7. -
The wines for which, under the present decree, the appellation contrôlée will be asserted “Gevrey-Chambertin” could not be declared after harvest, be offered to the public, be dispatched, put on sale or be 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 “Gevrey-Chambertin”, 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 labels of origin (L. August 1, 1905. art 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_19360911_44002/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Gevrey-Chambertin_-_1998__.doc