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Synonymous with the grape variety Syrah, look there.

The red grape variety comes from France. There are over 80 Synonyms that testify to old age and 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 apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological It must not be similar to 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 story 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. According to the most common, the variety from the ancient city of Shiraz (Shiraz) in today's Iran (Persia). The famous Persian poet also comes from this city Hafiz (1324-1388). From there it was allegedly brought to France by the French crusader Gaspard de Sterimberg around 1225. According to another, it is said to be a descendant of Pliny the Elder (23-79) and Columella (1st half of the 1st century) mentioned ancient grape variety Allobrogica his. The former also described a “black Aminea “From Syria, which was also assumed to be an ancestor. Furthermore, the possible origins are the Cyclades Greek island of Syra, the city of Syracuse...

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