Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ)
It's a Smokin' Grape
Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine.

The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes-Hermitage, Cornas and St. Joseph. Syrah made a big splash in Australia, where it's called Shiraz and reigns as the most planted grape of the country. Washington State, Southern and Central California, South Africa and South America are also making wines from Syrah that have substance and style.

Notable Facts
Like many world-popular grapes, Syrah can differ in style depending on the climate, region and winemaking techniques. Typical aromas and flavors from most Syrah-based wines include pepper, blackberry and leather or smoke. Australian Shiraz and Central or Southern California Syrah tend to be more dense in fruit flavors, some even jammy - warmer climates lead to riper fruit flavors. Northern Rhone style typically shows more pepper and leather notes, with less upfront fruit. Washington State, South Africa and South America differ in style but usually show the range of Syrah flavors.

Summing it up
Successful Sites:
Rhone, Australia, California, Washington State, South Africa

Common Descriptors:
pepper, blackberry, blueberry, jam, meat, smoke

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  • Mitolo The Jester Shiraz 2012
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  • Yalumba The Guardian Shiraz Viognier 2010
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  • Langmeil Hangin Snakes Shiraz Viognier 2012
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  • Heartland Director's Cut Shiraz 2012
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  • Andrew Murray Tous les Jours Syrah 2013
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  • Shoofly Shiraz 2013
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  • Zaca Mesa Santa Ynez Valley Syrah 2010
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  • Charles Smith Boom Boom Syrah 2013
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  • Jim Barry The Lodge Hill Shiraz 2012
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  • Owen Roe Ex Umbris Syrah 2012
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  • d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2010
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  • Falernia Syrah Reserva 2010
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  • Penfolds Kalimna Bin 28 Shiraz 2010
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  • Heartland Shiraz 2012
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  • Two Hands Angels' Share Shiraz 2012
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  • Wild Oats Shiraz 2011
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  • Clarendon Hills Astralis Syrah 2006
    $350.00 $153.99
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  • Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2011
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  • Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz 2013
    $49.00 $45.99
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  • Two Hands Bella's Garden Shiraz 2012
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  • Torbreck Woodcutters Shiraz 2012
    $22.00 $18.99
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  • Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz 2014
    $8.99
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  • Vina Bisquertt La Joya Gran Reserva Syrah 2012
    $14.99
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