COMMON SYNONYM: Shiraz, Sirah, Joseph Phelps
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
SPECIES: V. vinifera
PEDIGREE: 1998 DNA analysis (Davis, CA and Montpellier, France) shows that Dureza and Mondeuse blanche are parents of Syrah
USE: Wine, Table
CLONES OFFERED: 03, 04, 05, 07, 08, 10, p/e
Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu
OTHER INFORMATION: Syrah is well adapted to a wide range of temperature regions and wine styles. Used to produce varietal table wines in cooler areas, and has potential for red table wine making in the warmer areas.