Friday, October 9, 2009

FRENCH WINE CONTROL TERMS

   TABLE VIN / VIN DE TABLE: These are the wines of medium quality which may be a blend of wines from more than one country of the EEC and are not less than 8.5% in alcoholic content.

vVIN DE PAYS: These are the wines from the larger districts of France.

AOC (Appellation d’origine contr
ôllée): Under AOC, strict regulations are there to govern & control the whole wine manufacturing process ( viticulture, fermentation & vinification ). Quality wines from different French regions whether small or large, if bears a label of AOC, ensures the guarantee of authenticity.

 
VDQS ( Vins délimités de qualité supérieure): VDQS wines are excellent second quality wines produced from specified vineyards or districts of France. These wines are also governed by strict laws.
v MISE EN BOUTEILLE CHÂTEAU: Wines bottled at the Chateau.
 This ‘e’ mark indicates that the bottler has complied with the EEC bottling capacity regulations.This ‘e’ mark indicates that the bottler has complied with the EEC bottling capacity regulations.

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