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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 “Givry” (Saone-et-Loire) the red wines and white which, answering the conditions hereafter, were collected on the territory of the commune of Givry in the pieces indicated by the commission of experts named by the management committee of the national committee of the labels of origin. The plan of these pieces established by their care will be, after approval of the national committee, deposited with the town hall of Givry. The wines which, produced respectively on each climate by the commission of experts, appear moreover in the classification of the wines of vintages approved by the national committee of the labels of origin will have only the right to associate with the appellation contrôlée “Givry” either the name of their climate of origin, or the expression “first believed” or one and the other, in the condition which the wines answer the regulations particularly specified in article 3. The name of the climate of origin will have to be placed after that of communal name and to be printed in identical characters.
Art 2. -
The wines being entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Givry” will have to come from following type of vines other than all others: For the red wines: Pinot noirien, Pinot beurot, Pinot liebault. For the white wines: White Pinot, Pinot chardonnay. The use to incorporate in the plantation of the vines intended to produce the red wines exclusively a certain number of white seedlings Chardonnay of which the percentage can rise to the maximum at 15%, remains authorized for the red wines with appellation contrôlée “Givry”.
Art 3. -
(Replaced, D. October 1, 1985). - To be entitled to the appellation contrôlée “Givry”, the wines must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of: 10,5% for the red wines; 11% for the white wines. 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 for the red wines; 170 grams per liter of must for the white wines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total voluminal alcoholometric title of 13,5% for the red and white wines, under penalty of losing the right to name considered. The wines for which was asserted with the addition either of the name of the climate of origin, or from the expression “first believed”, or from the one and other with that of the appellation contrôlée “Givry” must come from collected grapes with good maturity and present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of: 11% for the red wines; 11,5% for the white wines. Cannot be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a lower high content in sugar: 180 grams per liter of must for the red wines; 178 grams per liter of must for the white wines. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment by dry sugaring is granted, the wines should not exceed a total alcoholometric title of 13,5% for the red and white wines, 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 alcoholometric title 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 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 of the wines and brandies, after opinion of the interested producers' associations.
Art 4. -
(Modified, D. February 9, 1989, Supplemented, D. April 21, 1989). - With the controlled label of origin “Givry” only the wines can claim answering the conditions of the decree n° 74.872 of October 19, 1974 referred to above. The basic output aimed to the article 1st of this decree is fixed at 45 hectolitres per hectare of vine in production for the red wines and at 50 hectolitres for the white wines. The percentage envisaged in its article 3 is fixed at 20%. The benefit of the controlled label of origin “Givry” can be granted to the wines coming from the young vines only as from the second year following that during which the plantation was carried out places from there before August 31. With regard to the white wines, only can profit from an output higher than the basic output, within the limit of the limiting ceiling of classification, for a given surface of vine producing of the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Givry”, the informants who made of it the request at the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies before the vintage of the vines in question and which was subjected to the checking of their harvest by the commission of five members envisaged with the article 1st of the decree n° 74.872 of modified October 19, 1974 referred to above.
Art 5. -
In a 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 agricultural Trade union of Givry. (A. Sept. 17, 1956). Nevertheless from the publication of this decree the practices of the annular incision or all are prohibited 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 “Givry” 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 “Givry” 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, invoices, 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 “Givry” 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_19460208_20602/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC_Givry_-_1998.doc