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Shiraz (Syrah) Wines

Shiraz, also known as Syrah in some regions, is a red wine grape variety that originated in the Rhône Valley in France. The exact origin of the Shiraz grape is still debated among wine experts, but it is widely believed to have originated in the Northern Rhône region. The grape was later brought to Australia, where it gained significant popularity and became synonymous with Australian wines.

Shiraz wines are known for their bold and full-bodied characteristics. They typically exhibit dark fruit flavours such as blackberry, black cherry, and plum, along with notes of spice, pepper, and earthiness. The tannins in Shiraz wines are often firm and well-integrated, providing structure to the wine. The taste profile can vary depending on the region and winemaking techniques used, but overall, Shiraz wines are known for their richness and complexity.

The Northern Rhône region in France, particularly the appellations of Hermitage and Côte-Rôtie, is considered one of the best areas for growing Shiraz. These regions have a cooler climate, which allows the grapes to develop complex flavours and retain acidity.

Australia is another prominent producer of Shiraz wines. The Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale regions in South Australia are particularly famous for their Shiraz wines.

Other notable regions for Shiraz include California, South Africa, and certain parts of Spain and Italy.

Shiraz

13 Available

RRP: £8.95

£7.95

Syrah

23 Available

 

£13.25

Single Estate Red

Item Out of Stock

 

£13.95

Syrah

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£9.50

Reserve Durif

3 Available

 

£12.50

The Chocolate Block

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£24.95

Petite Syrah

6 Available

 

£17.75

The Butler Biodynamic Red

2 Available

 

£42.50

Tinto Organic

9 Available

 

£10.25

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