Category Archive: What is Minerality?

What is Minerality? Maybe We Can Learn from a Crocus

A few months ago, I offered a rather rudimentary drawing that maps out what I think might be the process by which minerality expresses itself in a finished wine.  A contentious issue, the… Continue reading

What is Minerality? The First Part of a Modest Inquiry

What does it mean for a wine to have a component that expresses minerality?  Those who support the notion that minerality exists believe that it manifests itself in the aromas and flavors of… Continue reading