Calcium in Viticulture - Part II
Unravelling the Mystique of French Terroir
Oct 2002 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Calcium and the Vine Many of the finest wines in the world originate from France--Champagne from the north-eastern regions and Pinot noir from Burgundy, which is south, but not far south, of Champagne. Both regions are set at the edge of the Kimmeridgian Basin, on a geological formation that stretches across northern France from Reims beneath the English Channel to southern region of England. Why should these regions be more successful than others in France at growing grapes for these fine wines...
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