Syrah


sear-ah

A rich, powerful, and sometimes meaty red wine that originated in the Rhône Valley of France. Syrah is the most planted grape of Australia where they call it Shiraz.

Primary Flavors

  • Blueberry
  • Black Plum
  • Milk Chocolate
  • Tobacco
  • Green Peppercorn

Taste Profile

Dry

Full Body

Medium-high Tannins

Medium Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    1 Hour

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Darker meats and exotic spices bring out the fruit notes of Syrah. Try it with Lamb Shawarma, Gyros, Asian 5-spice pork and even Indian tandoori meats.

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About Madeline Puckette

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