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Oldenburg Vineyards Syrah 2012, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle Oldenburg Vineyards Syrah 2012, Wo Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa
443457

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Wolf Blass Gold Label Syrah 2013, Adelaide Hills Bottle Wolf Blass Gold Label Syrah 2013, Adelaide Hills

South Australia, Australia
399477

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Waterkloof Circumstance Syrah 2012, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle Waterkloof Circumstance Syrah 2012, Wo Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa
455782

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Syrah

Shiraz and Syrah are one and the same grape. The name Shiraz became popular for this grape variety in Australia, where it has long been established as one of the most widely grown varieties. Syrah is grown in many countries and is primarily used to produce powerful red wines, which enjoy great popularity in the marketplace, relatively often under the synonym Shiraz. Syrah is used both for varietal wines and in blended wines, where it can be both the major and minor component. It is called Syrah in its country of origin, France, as well as in the rest of Europe, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and most of the United States. The name Shiraz for this grape variety is also commonly used in South Africa and Canada.