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Document 31971R0315

Regulation (EEC) No 315/71 of the Commission of 12 February 1971 on determining the origin of basic wines intended for the preparation of vermouth, and the origin of vermouth

OJ L 36, 13.2.1971, p. 10–10 (DE, FR, IT, NL)
Danish special edition: Series I Volume 1971(I) P. 63 - 63
English special edition: Series I Volume 1971(I) P. 67 - 68
Greek special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 001 P. 118 - 119
Spanish special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 001 P. 85 - 85
Portuguese special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 001 P. 85 - 85

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 01/01/1994; Repealed by 393R2454

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/1971/315/oj

31971R0315

Regulation (EEC) No 315/71 of the Commission of 12 February 1971 on determining the origin of basic wines intended for the preparation of vermouth, and the origin of vermouth

Official Journal L 036 , 13/02/1971 P. 0010 - 0010
Danish special edition: Series I Chapter 1971(I) P. 0063
English special edition: Series I Chapter 1971(I) P. 0067
Greek special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 1 P. 0118
Spanish special edition: Chapter 02 Volume 1 P. 0085
Portuguese special edition Chapter 02 Volume 1 P. 0085


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( 1 ) OJ N L 148 , 28 . 6 . 1968 , P . 1 .

REGULATION ( EEC ) N 315/71 OF THE COMMISSION

OF 12 FEBRUARY 1971

ON DETERMINING THE ORIGIN OF BASIC WINES INTENDED FOR THE PREPARATION OF VERMOUTH , AND THE ORIGIN OF VERMOUTH

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ,

HAVING REGARD TO THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY ;

HAVING REGARD TO COUNCIL REGULATION ( EEC ) N 802/68 ( 1 ) OF 27 JUNE 1968 ON THE COMMON DEFINITION OF THE CONCEPT OF THE ORIGIN OF GOODS , AND IN PARTICULAR ARTICLE 14 THEREOF ;

WHEREAS ARTICLE 5 OF THAT REGULATION PROVIDES THAT A PRODUCT IN THE PRODUCTION OF WHICH TWO OR MORE COUNTRIES WERE CONCERNED SHALL BE REGARDED AS ORIGINATING IN THE COUNTRY IN WHICH THE LAST SUBSTANTIAL PROCESS OR OPERATION THAT WAS ECONOMICALLY JUSTIFIED WAS PERFORMED , HAVING BEEN CARRIED OUT IN AN UNDERTAKING EQUIPPED FOR THE PURPOSE , AND RESULTING IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A NEW PRODUCT OR REPRESENTING AN IMPORTANT STAGE OF MANUFACTURE ;

WHEREAS THE PREPARATION OF VERMOUTH FROM WINES GENERALLY INVOLVES , IN THE FIRST PLACE , THE PROCESSING OF THESE WINES INTO BASIS WINES BY ADDING MUST OF FRESH GRAPES , CONCENTRATED MUST OR ALCOHOL AND , IN THE SECOND PLACE , THE PROCESSING OF THESE BASIS WINES INTO VERMOUTH BY FLAVOURING THEM , WITH OR WITHOUT THE ADDITION OF ALCOHOL ;

WHEREAS THE OPERATIONS NECESSARY FOR PROCESSING WINES INTO BASIS WINES AND INVOLVING CHEMICAL OR ORGANOLEPTIC ANALYSIS CONSTITUTE A SUBSTANTIAL AND ECONOMICALLY JUSTIFIED PROCESS WHICH CAN BE CARRIED OUT ONLY BY AN UNDERTAKING EQUIPPED FOR THE PURPOSE ; WHEREAS , HOWEVER THESE OPERATIONS CANNOT BE CONSIDERED AS RESULTING IN THE MANUFACTURE OF A NEW PRODUCT OR REPRESENTING AN IMPORTANT STAGE IN ITS MANUFACTURE ;

WHEREAS THE OPERATIONS NECESSARY FOR PROCESSING BASIS WINES INTO VERMOUTH , ALSO INVOLVING CHEMICAL OR ORGANOLEPTIC ANALYSIS , CONSTITUTE A SUBSTANTIAL PROCESS THAT IS ECONOMICALLY JUSTIFIED AND THAT CAN BE CARRIED OUT ONLY BY AN UNDERTAKING EQUIPPED FOR THE PURPOSE ; WHEREAS THE ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS OF VERMOUTH ARE SO DISTINCT FROM THOSE OF THE BASIS WINE THAT IT IS CHANGED BEYOND RECOGNITION AFTER PROCESSING ; WHEREAS IT THEREFORE REPRESENTS A NEW PRODUCT AS COMPARED WITH THE PRODUCTS FROM WHICH IT IS DERIVED ;

WHEREAS , THEREFORE , IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 5 OF THE ABOVE REGULATION , VERMOUTH MUST BE CONSIDERED AS ORIGINATING IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IT WAS PREPARED FROM BASIS WINES ; WHEREAS THE BASIS WINES ON THE OTHER HAND , CANNOT BE REGARDED AS ORIGINATING IN THE COUNTRY WHERE THEY WERE PREPARED FROM WINES ;

WHEREAS THE PROVISIONS OF THIS REGULATION ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OPINION OF THE COMMITTEE ON ORIGIN ;

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION :

ARTICLE 1

1 . PROCESSING OPERATIONS CARRIED OUT ON WINES FOR THE PREPARATION OF BASIS WINES INTENDED FOR THE MAKING OF VERMOUTH SHALL NOT CONFER UPON THE BASIS WINES THUS OBTAINED THE ORIGIN OF THE COUNTRY IN WHICH THOSE OPERATIONS TOOK PLACE .

2 . PROCESSING OPERATIONS CARRIED OUT ON THE BASIS WINES REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH 1 FOR THE PREPARATION OF VERMOUTH SHALL CONFER UPON THE VERMOUTH THUS OBTAINED THE ORIGIN OF THE COUNTRY IN WHICH THOSE OPERATIONS TOOK PLACE .

ARTICLE 2

THIS REGULATION SHALL ENTER INTO FORCE ON 15 FEBRUARY 1971 .

THIS REGULATION SHALL BE BINDING IN ITS ENTIRETY AND DIRECTLY APPLICABLE IN ALL MEMBER STATES .

DONE AT BRUSSELS , 12 FEBRUARY 1971 .

FOR THE COMMISSION

THE PRESIDENT

FRANCO M . MALFATTI

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