South Africa's Serious Syrahs
An emerging red joins a traditional white at the top of the quality hierarchy
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.