quinta-feira, 15 de janeiro de 2015

Introduction to Soil Types and Wine

Old vine Zinfandel on sandy loam soils in Russian River Valley by Justin Kern  

What are the best soils for growing wine grapes? 

One of the most frequently mentioned traits of a great wine is the soil. The conversation usually sounds something like this:
 
“This estate is certainly well-located, resting on well-drained, gravelly soils with some veins of clay running through them.” –Chateau Charmail, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux

So, now that you’ve read the statement above, you might be wondering: “What the heck does that mean?

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