terra rossa

terra rossa

[′ter·ə ′rȯs·ə]
(geology)
A reddish-brown soil overlying limestone bedrock.
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This region has terra rossa soil which helps to produce powerful spicy reds.
Limestone hills buck skywards from the crimson terra rossa soils, dotted with stone farmhouses and trellised grapevines that resemble -- at a glimpse -- a quintessential Tuscan vista.
She said that the palaeo -ground in Inqitat (Terra Rossa type) bears witness to a long history of climate change; it is the result of higher water availability in the past and of dense vegetal cover.
Still, his provides a valuable review of lesser-known feature-length and short films about Pavese's life or works, such as Andrea Frezza's Terra rossa terra nera (Viaggio nelle Langhe di Pavese), Giuseppe Taffarel's Il confino di Pavese, Jean-Marie Straub's Ginocchio di Artemide and, especially, Dalla nube alla Resistenza by Straub and Daniele Huillet.
Arabian speciality food company Terra Rossa is rightfully proud of its catalogue of world famous extra virgin olive oils and is delighted to announce the addition of another top quality brand to its portfolio of Great Taste Award winning products--Al'Ard Premium Palestinian Fair Trade Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
First-class restaurants and pizzerias are as plentiful as the crops in Puglia, with a visit to the Terra Rossa Pizzeria in Conversano, where more than 100 pizzas are on offer for less than a fiver, highly recommended.
The highest price for a bull at this auction was N$64,000, paid by Jorg von Dewitz for a bull of Terra Rossa of Thomas Horn.
SEVEN nights' self-catering in the Terra Rossa Apartments which has a pool costs from pounds 597pp based on two sharing a studio including flights and transfers.
As her prize, she was given a one-year contract as senior chef of Terra Rossa at the Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas.
The tinny hints serve to counterbalance the flavors, as this wine has been known to be one short in tannin supply.When Parker Coonawarra Estate brought "Terra Rossa First Growth" Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 ($65) to the table, an air of import was immediately foisted on the wine as well as on the drinker.
(51) The properties of the limestones, including stratification, solubility, and mineralogy, produce springs and strongly influence the formation of soils, particularly the red (iron-oxide stained) terra rossa, (52) but because of regional topography and relief, colluvial and alluvial processes are also major contributors.