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Shiraz

A hint of pepper

The legend stubbornly persists that the Syrah variety came from the Persian city of Shiraz. Yet, researchers have shown that it is a natural crossing of two old French varieties: the red Dureza from the Rhône Valley and the white Mondeuse blanche from Savoy. Wines from Syrah are gentle and concentrated. They smell of dark berries, violets and liquorice, and amaze with a piquant touch of white pepper. As varietal wines, they are found on the northern Rhone, as in the Hermitage or Côte Rôtie appellations, as well as in Swiss Valais. In the southern Rhône Valley, Syrah is often wedded with Grenache and Mourvèdre. In 1832, a Frenchman brought the variety to Australia, where it became the emblem of the national wine industry. There, the weightiest versions develop with typical notes of tar and chocolate.

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Sandscrub
Only 5 Bottles

Sandscrub

Barossa Valley, Rusden, 2002, 750 ml
CHF 389.–
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Duck Muck
Only 1 Bottle

Duck Muck

Heathcote, Wild Duck Creek, 2013, 750 ml
CHF 239.–
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Vasorì
Vegan
Certified integrated production

Vasorì

Azienda Agricola Pratello, 2015, 750 ml
CHF 18.80
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Saboteur Red

WO Luddite, Luddite Wines, 2016, 750 ml
CHF 29.80
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The Echo of G.
Only 12 Bottles
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Parker 93+ Points
RWT Shiraz
Only 2 Bottles

RWT Shiraz

South Australia, Penfolds, 2003, 750 ml
CHF 119.–
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Parker 92 Points
Grange
Only 2 Bottles

Grange

Penfolds, 1983, 750 ml
CHF 550.–

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Roesler

Roesler

Problably the fleshiest breed

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Encruzado

Encruzado

Smooth even in the poorest soil

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