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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2007

South Africa's Serious Syrahs

An emerging red joins a traditional white at the top of the quality hierarchy
James Molesworth
Issue: April 30, 2007


Syrah has now taken the lead as South Africa's top varietal. In the Cape region, home to the vast majority of the nation's vineyards, Syrah typically combines a New World fruit profile with Old World elegance.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 15, 2007.

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