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.
2. Also called goût de terroir /ˈgu də tɛrˈwɑr, gudə tɛrˈwar/ [goo duh ter-wahr, gooduh ter-war] 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: grass-fed beef with an Idaho terroir.
< French: literally, ‘soil, land’