Reddish-Brown soil

Reddish-Brown soil

[′red·ish ¦brau̇n ′sȯil]
(geology)
A group of zonal soils having a reddish, light brown surface horizon overlying a heavier, more reddish horizon and a light-colored lime horizon.
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Early on, a family friend, a Bordeaux geologist, identified an unusually high mineral content in the reddish-brown soils and, over dinner, remarked: "You have the potential to make grand cru Wine.
The major soils of these plains are Chernozems, Cambic Chernozems, Argiluvic Chernozems and reddish-brown soils (Mollisols and Alfisols in U.