Terroir is indeed a composite of many physical and intangible cultural factors. Recently, it has been poetically defined by the French as "somewhere-ness"....
HOW XABREGAS DEFINE TERROIR?
Terroir is defined as the coming together of vineyard, climate and soil. Xabregas are true terroirists, as our focus goes beyond the concept of new world wines. Xabregas does not adhere to the stereotype of the world view of an Australian style, rather they focus on bringing the unique expression of the single vineyard estate to fore, and allowing the wine to express itself with minimal intervention in the winery.