Posted on March 10, 2017

Author: Lamar Engel

Date: 4/20/2015

A flavor of minerals or soil in a wine believed to be caused by planting a vineyard in a soil with a high clay or alluvial content, although this relationship has not been proven scientifically and is constantly under debate by supporters. It is generally considered to be a positive attribute and is more frequently associated with Old World Wines.