Terroir as natural and climatic system
Terroir (from the French) is a unique combination of natural factors (soil, climate, slope exposure, wind pattern, ecosystem) which determine the type and features of wine and influence its character and individuality.
The geographical, geological and climatic features of Abrau Durso, according to specialists, make the local conditions unique, and in certain properties — more advantageous than in Champagne itself.
Abrau Durso’s terroir has:
• An abundance of naturally-occurring elements in the soil
• A mild climate which is unique for Russia