English translation: one of southern France's most distinctive soil combinations
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French term or phrase:
L’une des plus belles signatures méridionales
one of southern France's most distinctive soil combinations
French to English translations [PRO] Wine / Oenology / Viticulture / Description of an estate
French term or phrase:L’une des plus belles signatures méridionales
Les sols sont formidablement fournis de galets sur cailloutis villafranchiens dans une dominante argilo calcaire. L’une des plus belles signatures méridionales.
Le domaine domine les étangs de la Petite Camargue lui conférant un climat particulier, fait de nuits fraîches et de journées chaudes et sèches.
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90% du vignoble se situe à moins de 700 Mètres du domaine ceci afin de respecter une homogénéité pédologique.
Pedology is the study of soils. So this means that they have a consistent soil structure - which fits with Bourth's suggestion.
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One of the most beautiful hallmarks of the south/South
Home to several well-known vineyards, the Edna Valley exemplifies the characteristic microclimate and geologic features, which are the hallmark of the south central coast; an east-west valley, which mitigates its temperate climate with cooling, ocean-borne breezes. This provides a long growing season ideal for the development of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Petite Sirah grapes.
More recently, in 2005 he invested in new winemaking equipment and moved back to Santa Maria where he leased a winery building to make his wine directly under his control.
liz askew United Kingdom Local time: 01:23 Native speaker of: English