California Syrah offers an alternative to Cab or Merlot, at affordable prices
Posted: January 31, 2003
Although the Syrah grape is best known for making powerful reds from France's Rhône Valley, many New World wine regions are also making flavorful renditions. Australian Syrah (called Shiraz) has become a benchmark for the grape, and it's followed closely in quality by Syrah from California.
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