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Syrah is a dark-skinned red wine grape. Its origins have been popularly debated, but its modern viticultural home is unquestionably the northern Rhone Valley of eastern France. In Australia, Syrah is overwhelmingly (but not exclusively) known as Shiraz, and is regarded as the country’s national grape.
One of the world's most diverse and successful grape varieties, Syrah wines can display myriad dark-fruit flavors. Varietal Syrah can be quite floral in its youth, developing more peppery and herbaceous notes as it ages. Some examples show tanned leather and smoky scents, while the fruit in these wines tends towards the very dark flavors of blac ... more
The Southern Oregon AVA (American Viticultural Area) is, not surprisingly, located in the southernmost part of the US state of Oregon, beginning near Eugene and extending 125 miles (201km) south to the Californian state border. AVA status was awarded in 2004 to give this warmer wine-growing area a separate identity from Oregon’s cooler northern regions.
Oregon – in the Pacific Northwest of the USA – has a thriving wine industry, despite the state's relatively short wine history (the premium grape varieties for which the state is known today were planted here only in the 1960s). Most early plantings were Pinot Noir, as wine pioneers knew the region's cool climate and long gr ... more
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|Cliff Creek Red Red Wine, Southern Oregon|
|Cliff Creek Claret, Southern Oregon|
|Cliff Creek Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Southern Oregon|
|Cliff Creek Cellars Merlot, Southern Oregon|
|Cliff Creek Cellars Marsanne - Roussanne, Southern Oregon|
|Cliff Creek Cellars Cabernet Franc, Southern Oregon|