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The Wine Regulations 2009

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PART 2Description and Presentation

Relevant Community provisionSubject matter
(a)

For the purposes of Article 16(1)(b)(ii) (use of the term “medium dry”) the figure of 18 grams per litre applies where the total acidity of the wine expressed as grams of tartaric acid per litre is not more than 10 grams per litre below its residual sugar content.

Regulation 1493/99:

Article 48Description and presentation of products
Article 49(1)Sale, placing on the market and export of products
Article 51(2)Use of a designation for wines with a geographical indication
Article 52Use of a protected designation
Annex VII point ACompulsory particulars in labelling and sales descriptions
Annex VII point BOptional particulars
Annex VII, point C, paragraph 1Use of the term “wine” and “table wine”
Annex VII point C, paragraph 3Designations
Annex VII point D paragraph 1Languages on the labelling
Annex VII point ECodes (codes may not be used in accordance with the last paragraph)
Annex VII point FBrand names
Annex VII point G (1)Placing on the market
Annex VIII point BCompulsory particulars for sparkling wine
Annex VIII point COptional particulars for sparkling wine
Annex VIII point DDetailed rules relating to compulsory particulars for sparkling wine
Annex VIII point EUse of certain specific terms for sparkling wine
Annex VIII point FLanguages that may be used for labelling sparkling wine
Annex VIII point G paragraph 1Presentation of sparkling wine
Annex VIII point G paragraph 2Contents of sparkling wine type bottles
Annex VIII point G paragraph 4More than one item of information for sparkling wine
Annex VIII point G paragraph 5Labelling a package for sparkling wine
Annex VIII point H paragraph 1Brand names for sparkling wine
Annex VIII point I paragraph 2Description of sparkling wine
Annex VIII point I paragraph 3Sales description of sparkling wine
Annex VIII point I paragraph 4Composite names of sparking wine
Annex VIII point I paragraph 5Marking the cork of sparkling wine

Regulation 753/2002:

Article 3Presentation of compulsory particulars
Article 6Optional particulars must not be misleading or cause confusion
Article 8Prohibition on lead-based capsules or foil
Article 9 paragraphs 1 and 2 and Annex IReservation of certain types of bottle
Article 10Particulars required for registers, accompanying documents and other documents
Article 11Labelling of Title II products
Article 12Compulsory particulars for Title II products
Article 13Optional particulars for Title II products
Article 14Labelling with a geographic indication
Article 15Use of name, address and occupation of those marketing the product
Article 16(a)Definitions for residual sugar expressions
Article 18Indication of a vintage year
Article 19 and Annex IIIndication of vine variety
Article 21Awards and medals
Article 24 and Annex IIIProtection of traditional terms
Article 25(1)Criteria for use of name of enterprise
Article 31 paragraph 3Criteria for use of geographical unit smaller than specified region
Article 33(3)Indication of the region of bottling
Article 34General rules for labelling imported wine
Article 35Names of third countries
Article 36 and Annex VImported wine with a geographical indication
Article 37Other particulars that may be included on the labelling of imported wine with a geographical indication
Article 37b and Annex VIIIParticulars for imported liqueur wine, semi-sparkling wine, aerated semi-sparkling wine and sparkling wine
Article 38 paragraphs 1 to 3Compulsory particulars for liqueur wine, semi-sparkling wine and aerated semi-sparkling wine
Article 39Optional particulars for liqueur wines, semi-sparkling wines and aerated semi-sparkling wine
Article 41Rules for aerated sparkling wine
Article 43 and Annex VIIIndication of a geographical unit other than a specified region
Article 45

Protection of traditional terms for sparkling wine; Criteria for use of geographical unit smaller than specified region for quality sparkling wine psr

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