COMMON SYNONYM: Syrah
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
SPECIES: V. vinifera
PEDIGREE: 6- 1998 DNA analysis (Davis, CA and Montpellier) shows that Dureza and Mondeuse blanche are are parents of Syrah
CLONES OFFERED: 05, 07
Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu
OTHER INFORMATION: Shiraz is well adapted to a wide range of temperature regions and wine styles. Syrah is a very vigorous variety with a tendency to produce long, trailing shoots. Growth can be excessive on deep, fertile soils and with high-vigor rootstocks.