Sommelier

Category - Australia & NZ

“Terra Rossa” means what?
  1. Wild Honeysuckle
  2. Well-drained soil
  3. Limestone
  4. Red Earth
Explanation
Answer: D - Terra Rossa means red earth. The soil that is famous in Coonawarra is known as “Terra Rossa” or red earth. This is some of the most famous terroir in the world and is part of the reason that Penfolds’ wines are so sought after.

 
Photo: Penfolds Coonawarra Vineyard
 
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