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Art 1st. -
Only are entitled to the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” the red and rosy wines answering the conditions hereafter.
Art 2. -
The surface of production of the wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” is delimited inside the territory of the eleven following communes of the department of Aveyron: Marcillac-small valley, Balsac, Clairvaux-in Aveyron, Goutrens, Mouret, Nauviale, Blooms, Room-the-Source, Saint-Cyprien-on-Dourdou, Saint-Christophe-Small valley and Valady.
Art. 3. -
To be entitled to I' controlled label of origin “Marcillac” the wines must result from grape harvest collected in the surface of production delimited by pieces or parts of pieces such as it was approved by the national Committee of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies during the meeting of November 2, 1978, on Commission proposal of experts indicated to this end. The plans of delimitation are deposited with the town hall of the common interested parties.
Art 4. -
The red and rosy wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” must come from following type of vines, other than all the others: - principal type of vine, in the minimal proportion of 90 p. 100 of encépagement: iron servadou; - complementary type of vines: frank cabernet, cabernet sauvignon, merlot.
Art 5. -
The red and rosy wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” must come from collected grapes with good maturity and to present a minimum natural voluminal title alcoholometric of 10 p. 100.Ne can be regarded as being with good maturity any unit batch of vintage having a high content in sugar lower than 170 grams per liter of must. Moreover, when the authorization of enrichment is granted, the wines should not exceed a maximum total voluminal title alcoholometric of 13 p. 100, under penalty of losing the right to name. However, the benefit of name 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 grape harvest of the vines concerned. The notifications of the exemptions aimed to the preceding subparagraph must be addressed to the local services of the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds and the general direction of the taxes. The limits aimed to the subparagraphs above could be modified when the climatic conditions justify it, by joint decree of the minister of State, Minister for the economy, finances and the budget, and the Minister for Agriculture and Forestry on proposal of the Institute national of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, after opinion of the interested producers' associations.
Art 6. -
With the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” 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 50 hectolitres at the hectare. The percentage envisaged in its article 3 is fixed at 20 p. 100.Le benefit of the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” 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 7. -
The vines producing the wines having right the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” must be cut according to the following mode: cut Guyot simple or double with a maximum of two let us coursons in two eyes and two long drink in eight eyes, that is to say a maximum of twenty frank eyes per stock in addition to the bourrillon. The density of plantation must be at least equal to 4000 feet per hectare. However, this minimal density does not apply to the vines cultivated in terrace.
Art 8. -
The wines being entitled to the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” must be vinified in accordance with the local practice. They profit from all the oenological processes authorized by the laws and payments in force, other than the concentration which is prohibited.
Art 9. -
The wines cannot be put in circulation with the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” without a certificate issued by the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies, under the conditions envisaged by the decree n° 74-871 of October 19, 1974 relating to the examinations analytical and organoleptic of the wines with controlled label of origin.
Art 10. them wines for which, under the present decree, the controlled label of origin “Marcillac will be asserted” and which will be presented under the aforementioned name not being able to be declared after harvest, to be offered to the public, to be dispatched, put on sale or sold without, in the declaration of harvest, the advertisements, on the leaflets, labels, invoices, containers unspecified, I' label of origin referred to above are registered and accompanied by the mention “controlled label of origin”, the whole in very apparent characters. The name of name must be registered on the labels in characters whose dimensions as well in height as in width should not be lower than those of the characters of any other mention appearing there.
Art 11. -
The use of any indication or any sign likely to make believe in the purchaser that a wine is entitled to name “Marcillac”, 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, without damage of the sanctions of a tax nature if it is necessary.
Art 12. -
The decree of November 4, 1965 fixing the conditions of attribution of the label “delimited Wine of quality higher” than the wines with label of origin “Wine of Marcillac” is repealed. The wines having received the label of the delimited wines of higher quality under the label of origin “Wine of Marcillac” answering the conditions of this decree can be allowed for the benefit of the controlled label of origin “Marcillac” if they obtain, within three month starting from the date of publication of this decree, the certificate of approval envisaged in article 9, delivered above under the same conditions, after examinations analytical and organoleptic. The wines held by the wholesale dealers will be subjected to the same procedure: however, in this case, samplings will be carried out by the agents of the general direction of competition, the consumption and the repression of the frauds. The wines presented at the examinations analytical and organoleptic for classification in appellation contrôlée lose definitively and immediately the benefit of the label of origin to which they had right if they do not undergo these examinations successfully. The wines profiting from the label of origin “Wine of Marcillac” to which was delivered before at the date of publication of this decree the label of the delimited wines of higher quality can be marketed under their name during the three months which follow the date of publication of this decree, the provisions article 2, paragraph 3, decree of November 30, 1960 relating to the validity of use by the producer of the label of the wines delimit higher quality not being more applicable to these wines. After this three months deadline, they will be able to continue to be marketed under their label of origin “delimited Wine of higher quality” if they obtain an extension of the validity of the label after a new examination of quality by analysis and tasting organized by the trade union of defense of name, under the control of the national Institute of the labels of origin of the wines and brandies. Warning: Information pré senté be on this site are the subject of a clause of nonresponsabilité INAO_19900402_6002/11/2006 Downloadable document: AOC Marcillac_1999 .doc