black grape variety


shiraz (Australia, South Africa)


late budding
wind sensitive
susceptible to botrytis bunch rot
prone to reduction


deep colour
medium to high acidity
medium to high tannins
medium to high alcohol
medium to full body
medium to pronounced intensity
plum, violet, black pepper


The North, Argentina
Cuyo, Argentina
New South Wales, Australia
Queensland, Australia
South Australia, Australia
Victoria, Australia
Western Australia, Australia
British Columbia, Canada
Coquimbo, Chile
Aconcagua, Chile
Central Valley, Chile
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Provence, France
Northern Rhône Valley, France
Southern Rhône Valley, France
Upper Pannon, Hungary
Sicily, Italy
Tuscany, Italy
Alentejano, Portugal
Algarve, Portugal
Lisboa, Portugal
Tejo, Portugal
South Africa
Andalusia, Spain
Catalonia, Spain
Navarre, Spain
Valais, Switzerland
Far North California, United States
North Coast California, United States
Central Coast California, United States
Southern California, United States
Inland Valleys, United States
Sierra Foothills, United States
Oregon, United States
Washington, United States
Lea Gatinois DipWSET