Summary Regulation EC 1493/1999 of the Council of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine.
Keywords AGRICULTURE, wine, APPELLATION d'origine CONTRÔLÉE, AOC, CHAMPAGNE, crop, area of PRODUCTION, RESERVE, RESERVE QUALITATIVE, APPLICATION of Regulation EC, harmonizing European JORF n ° 1 of 1 January 2003 page 92 text no. 54 order order of 15 November 2002 concerning the qualitative reserve wines claimed in designation of origin 'Champagne' NOR: AGRP0202623A ELI: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/arrete/2002/11/15/AGRP0202623A/jo/texte to the Minister of the economy Finance and industry, the Minister of agriculture, food, fisheries and Rural Affairs and the Minister delegate for the budget and budget reform, having regard to Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 of the Council of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine;
Considering the Decree of January 26, 2001, relative to the approval of a decision taken by the interprofessional Committee of Champagne wines, stop: Article 1 the provisions of decision V.2.2000 adopted on 4 September 2000, in the context of the Comité interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne, annexed to the Decree of January 26, 2001, referred to above, and the provisions of decision V.5.2002, adopted on September 3, 2002, in the context of the Comité interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne attached to this order, are approved and made mandatory for the year 2002-2003 for the growers, cooperatives and traders settled in the demarcated wine Champagne.
Article 2 emerged from qualitative reserve, at the date of January 22, 2003, the belonging to natural or legal persons who have not signed a harvest declaration during the 2002 harvest and the wines belonging to harvesters who have suffered a reduction in their surface in production (excluding grubbing-up) between the 2001 harvest and the 2002 vintage. For these last harvesters, qualitative reserve output is proportional to the reduction of surface.
Article 3 harvesters who have not reached during the 2002 harvest yield of 11 400 kilograms of grapes per hectare may qualify, on individual request of the qualitative reserve output, at the date of January 22, 2003, so as to achieve maximum, with the quantities harvested the 2002 harvest, and outputs of qualitative reserve This yield of 11 400 kilograms of grapes per hectare.
Article 4 the Director of economic and international policy, the Director general of competition, consumption and repression of fraud and the Director-general of customs and Excise are responsible, each in relation to the execution of this order, which will be published in the Official Journal of the French Republic.
Article Appendix A N N E X E DECISION of Committee INTERPROFESSIONNEL DU wine of CHAMPAGNE RELATIVE to the RESERVE QUALITATIVE of wines REVENDIQUES in APPELLATION D'ORIGINE CONTRÔLÉE 'CHAMPAGNE' Article 1 quantities concerned implementing qualitative reserve are subject to a measure of qualitative backlogging all grapes, claimed in registered designation of origin 'Champagne', obtained beyond the yield of 11 400 kilograms per hectare and the ceiling limit classification of 12 000 kilograms per hectare.
Section 2 Consequences of qualitative storage grapes and then the must and wines which are subject to qualitative set-aside measure remain the property of harvesters concerned and cannot give rise to transactions.
The storage of the quantities in the qualitative reserve is carried out in vats or barrels, without no draught of wine in bottles.
Article 3 delivery and storage in the premises of the traders-manipulants unless otherwise agreed between the parties, the qualitative reserve quantities covered by the contracts entered into by the sellers and buyers in application of articles 5 and 7 of the decision of the CIVC No. 161 of 21 June 2000 are delivered with the quantities sold by harvesters or cooperatives Traders-manipulants to be stored in the premises of the latter, individually or collectively, to the account of each harvester or cooperative.
The constitution and functioning of the collective of qualitative reserve quantities in the premises of the traders-manipulants are subject to the provisions laid down by the services of the Directorate General of customs and Excise.
Article 4 implementing rules detailed rules for the application of this decision are defined by a circular of the CIVC.
Article 5 Sanctions in case of violation any infringement of the mandatory provisions of this decision exposes its author and his possible accomplices to the penalties prescribed by article 11 of the law of 12 April 1941.
Done at Paris, on November 15, 2002.
The Minister of agriculture, food, fisheries and Rural Affairs, for the Minister and by delegation: by prevention of economic and international policy Director: Chief Engineer rural engineering, water and forests, Bérard. Cazalere the Minister of economy, finance and industry, for the Minister and by delegation: by incapacity of the Director-general for competition, consumption and repression of fraud: the head of Department, L. Valade, the Minister delegate to the budget and budget reform, for the Minister and by delegation: the Director-general of customs and Excise F. Medina