There’s been a spike in the number of columns and stories regarding terroir and minerality lately. Their general tact is that the earth doesn’t actually alter the flavor of wine, nor can you actually taste minerality in a wine. Sorry, but I’m crying ‘bunk’ on them. There are a few things in life that can’t ever be explained - they simply are. People tend to look like their dogs. It always rains right as weekend getaway traffic starts. And there’s minerality in wines.
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