Syrah is definitely a wine lovers favourite grape. It has an uncanny ability to be true to it’s flavour profile with the pepper and meaty notes giving it away immediately. The most famous Syrah come from the Rhone Valley in France and South Australia but it is also common in other parts of the world, with Washington, USA producing some excellent Syrah wines.

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Distinctive Flavours Herbaceous, Blackcurrant, White Pepper Herbaceous, Blackberries, Blackcurrant, Black Pepper, Smoked Meat, Mediterranean Spice Blackberry Jam, Blackcurrant Jam, Black Pepper, Grilled Meat, Mediterranean Spice
Acidity High Medium+ Medium
Alcohol Medium+ Medium+ High
Body Medium+ Full Full
Tannin Medium+ High High
Sugar Dry Dry Dry

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