Definition of Syrah in English:


Syllabification: Sy·rah
Pronunciation: /səˈrä, ˈsirə


  • another term for Shiraz2.
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    • Although Syrah has some potential here, only a small percentage of producers seem to have a handle on it so far.
    • In California and Washington (where the grape is gaining fast in popularity), some Syrahs lean toward the fleshy Australian style; others are leaner, more ‘French.’
    • Wine makers now are crafting their Syrahs with fuller textures based in part around substantial alcohol levels (near 14%, occasionally over), and lower acid levels.

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