The red grape variety comes from France. There are over 80 Synonyms, which on the one hand testifies the old age and on the other hand 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 ( Italy ); Shiraz ( South Africa ). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological She may not share similarities with the varieties dureza. Durif (Petite Sirah), Mondeuse Noire.