Definición de terroir en inglés:


Silabificación: ter·roir
Pronunciación: /terˈwär


  • 1The complete natural environment in which a particular wine is produced, including factors such as the soil, topography, and climate.
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    • Literal-minded fundamentalists love to call terroir the soil and climate of a specific vineyard, but in truth it's about husbandry, about sensitivity to place and its careful management so that the best of things can be delivered of it.
    • It is grown in every wine region, bending as much to the wills of the viticulturists and wine-makers as to the influence of climate and terroir.
    • The differences in flavors and aromas come from fermentation times and methods, additives, terroir, climate, handling and quality of pick.
  • 1.1 (also goût de terroir /go͞o də/) The characteristic taste and flavor imparted to a wine by the environment in which it is produced.
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    • Sometimes terroir and varietal character win over technique.
    • Try rounding up a few friends for a blind test, and see if you, too, can taste the terroir.
    • If taken to its extreme, these statistics explode the notion of terroir, as the characteristics of the wine depend not on the unique conditions in which it is grown but on a ubiquitous mixture of artificial additives.


French, land, from medieval Latin terratorium.

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