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Goüt de Terroir: audio-icon French for "the taste of terroir," meaning the unique characteristics imparted by a specific site.

Terroir: audio-icon A term describing the interaction of soil, climate, topography and grape variety in a specific site, imprinting the wine and making each wine from a specific site distinct. Derived from the French word for earth, "terre."

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Climat: French term for a vineyard site defined by its micro-climate and various other aspects of terroir. The term is most commonly associated with Burgundy.