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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.892

Title 7 → Subtitle B → Chapter I → Subchapter C → Part 51 → §51.892

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Title 7 Part 51 → §51.892

§51.892   Color terms.

The color terms well colored, reasonably well colored, and fairly well colored are defined in Table IV.

Table IV

Color termsBlack varietiesRed varietiesWhite varieties
Well colored (U.S. Extra Fancy)Each bunch shall have not less than 95 percent, by count, of berries showing good characteristic color.1Each bunch shall have not less than 75 percent, by count, of berries showing good characteristic color.1No requirement.
Reasonably well colored (U.S. Fancy)Each bunch shall have not less than 85 percent, by count, of berries showing good characteristic color.1Each bunch shall have not less than 6623 percent, by count, of berries showing good characteristic color1 except the Tokay and Cardinal varieties shall have not less than 75 percent, by count, of berries showing characteristic color.2No requirement.
Fairly well colored (U.S. No. 1)Each bunch shall have not less than 75 percent, by count, of berries showing characteristic color.2Each bunch shall have not less than 60 percent, by count, of berries showing characteristic color.2No requirement.

1Good characteristic color for black varieties means purple to black except that Ribier or similar varieties of grapes shall have at least two-thirds of the surface of the berry showing purple to black color.

For red varieties good characteristic color means at least two-thirds of the surface of the berry is light red through dark red color; except, for the Tokay variety pink through dark red, and for the Cardinal variety light red through purple shall be permitted.

2Characteristic color for black varieties means reddish-purple to black except that Ribier or similar varieties of grapes shall have at least two-thirds of the surface of the berry showing reddish-purple to black color.

For red varieties characteristic color means at least two-thirds of the surface of the berry is pink to dark red; except, for the Tokay variety light pink through dark red and for the Cardinal variety light pink through purple color shall be permitted.

[36 FR 9126, May 20, 1971. Redesignated at 42 FR 32514, June 27, 1977, and further redesignated at 46 FR 63203, Dec. 31, 1981. Redesignated at 56 FR 15802, Apr. 18, 1991]


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