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Shiraz

Synonym for the grape variety Syrah, look there.

The red grape variety comes from France. There are over 80 Synonyms that testify the old age and the worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical perspective, or still used today are Hermitage, Shiraz ( Australia ), Candive, Marsanne Noir, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syrah, Scyras, Sérène, Serine, Sira, Sirac, Sirah, Syra, Syrac ( France ); Balsamina, Neiretta Cunese, Neiretta del Monregalese, Neiretta del Rosso, Neiretta di Pinerolo, Neiretta di Saluzzo ( Italy ); Shiraz ( South Africa ); Zizak ( Montenegro ). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties dureza. Durif (Petite Sirah), Mondeuse Noire. Persan (Serine), Serina e Zeze or Shesh i Zi be confused. The confusing and extremely complicated confusion about the three varieties Durif, peloursin and Syrah in California in connection with the term Petite Si (y) rah is under the keyword Durif described in detail.

Syrah - grape and leaf

There are many hypotheses about the origin. After the most common is the variety from the ancient city of Shiraz (Shiraz) in today Iran (Persia). Incidentally, the famous Persian poet is also from this city Hafiz (1324-1388). From there it was allegedly brought to France by the French crusader Gaspard de Sterimberg in 1225. After another she is supposed to be a descendant of Pliny the Elder (23-79) and Columella (1st half 1st century) mentioned ancient grape variety Allobrogica his. The former also described a "black Aminea "From Syria, which was also suspected as an ancestor. Furthermore, as a possible origin to the Cyclades counting the Greek island of Syra, the city of Syracuse...

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