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Shesh i Zi

The red grape variety (also Seshi Zi, Shesh) comes from Albania; the name means "black shesh". It is named after the municipality of Shesh west of Tirana. Despite morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties Serina e Zeze or mistakenly suspected as a descendant Syrah be confused. Whether a connection to the white variety Shesh i Bardhë exists is DNA standard (still) not clarified. It produces a ruby ​​red, mild wine with aromas of plums, apples and forest fruits. The late-ripening vine is cultivated west of the capital in the center of the country, where together with the Shesh i Bardhë makes up about a third of the Albanian population.

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