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Council Regulation (EC) No. 527/2003 authorising the offer and delivery for direct human consumption of certain wines imported from Argentina which may have undergone oenological processes not provided for in Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999.

Type of law

Article 45(1) of Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 offers the possibility of adopting derogations for imported products which have undergone oenological practices not authorized by Community rules. On such basis, products derived from grapes harvested and vinified in the territory of Argentina to which malic acid may have been added during manufacturing operations in accordance with Argentine provisions may be offered or delivered for direct human consumption in the Community. This authorization shall also cover Argentine wines imported into the Community as from 1 January 2001.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Regulation entered into force on 28 March 2003.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal L 78, 25 March 2003, pp. 1 and 2.
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