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Terroir is a French word that encompasses several factors that give the wine certain sensory characteristics. These factors include: – The soil and subsoil composition, the drainage, mineral content and fertility – The location of the vineyard (slope, orientation, by a river) – The climate (sun hours, wind, temperature, rain, humidity) – Grape variety and Continue Reading

Terroir & Climate

Burgundy is a unique wine region where the wine classification is based on the quality of the terroir. This means Grand Cru wines are the greatest because of an excellent reason, they are grown on the best spot possible. The classification system continues this logic awarding the second best spot to Premier Cru wines and Continue Reading