Syrah's Parentage Linked to Pinot Noir

Lynn Alley
Issue: August 31, 2006

Italian researchers have discovered evidence that the progenitor of Burgundy's famed red grape, Pinot Noir, may also be an ancestor of Syrah, the Rhône Valley red grape now grown in many of the world's wine regions.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2006.

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