Arkose | A soil type described by Tom Stevenson (2011) as ‘a red, Triassic sandstone consisting of feldspar, quartz, and clay minerals, arkose is often found in the Côtes d’Auvergne and parts of Beaujolais (eg, St-Amour).’

Bibliography

Tom Stevenson (2011) The Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia 5th Edition by Tom Stevenson (Dorling Kindersley, 2011), p.17-19.