Kimmeridgian


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Kimmeridgian

[‚kim·ə′rij·ē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; middle Upper Jurassic, above Oxfordian, below Portlandian.
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Calvet Menetou-Salon Sauvignon Blanc 2018, PS14.99 at Waitrose A fresh Menetou-Salon fully expressing the minerality of the unique Kimmeridgian limestone soils on which the vines are planted.
The sequence stratigraphic analysis of the Kimmeridgian to Valanginian Chichali Formation (Khan, 2013) in the Upper Indus Basin revealed that Chichali Formation is deposited during transgressive system tract of 2nd order depositional cycle (i.e.
Gladius shape variation in the genus Trachyteuthis Meyer 1846 (Cephalopoda: Coleoidea) from the Late Jurassic Plattenkalks of Nusplingen (Kimmeridgian) and Solnhofen (Tithonian).
(3) Kimmeridgian limestones exist in the Maghnia plain only as erosional outliers but are between 500 and 600 m thick in the mountains.
(2011): A comparison of recent and fossil large, high-spired gastropods and their environments: the Nopparat Thara tidal flat in Krabi, South Thailand, versus the Swiss Kimmeridgian carbonate platform.
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the water-shed section in Tengi's lateral ridge, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
Here the famous, stony Kimmeridgian clay and limestone soils give wines of immense complexity and power while retaining the racy, fresh acidity typical of the appellation.
Strasser.Carbon and oxygen isotope records of palaeoenvironmental and carbonate production changes in shallow marine carbonates (Kimmeridgian swiss Jura).Geological Magazine First view 1-21 (2010).
This cool-climate chardonnay takes its DNA from the unique limestone soil (a chalky clay called Kimmeridgian) that blankets the V-shaped, river-bank valleys, and blesses the wines with that hallmark flinty edge, elegance and excellent ageing potential.
Terroir driven, this cool-climate chardonnay takes its DNA from the unique limestone soil (a chalky clay called Kimmeridgian) that blankets the V-shaped, river-bank valleys, and blesses the wines with that hallmark inty edge, elegance and excellent ageing potential.