Peperite | A soil type described by Tom Stevenson (2011) as ‘limestone or marly rock found on Madeira and along Idaho’s Snake River Valley that has been ejected by volcanic activity and is literally “peppered” with tiny peppercorn-like grains of basalt.’ See volcanic soils.


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