the environmental conditions, especially soil and climate, in which grapes are grown and that give a wine its unique flavor and aroma:
the high quality of the region’s terroir.
Also called goût de terroir [goo duh ter-wahr, gooduh ter-war] /ˈgu də tɛrˈwɑr, gudə tɛrˈwar/ (Show IPA). the unique flavor and aroma of a wine that is attributed to the growing environment of the grapes.
the conditions in which a food is grown or produced and that give the food its unique characteristics: