Is Syrah / Shiraz the same grape variety?

Yes. The different names refers to the different styles this wine can produce.

Syrah refers to the typically french style, most commonly found in the Northern Rhone. This style focuses on the spicy and meaty characteristics of the variety. These wines tend to be fairly big and intense and often best with food.

Shiraz focuses on the riper black fruit flavours. Due to the climate, these flavours can sometimes come across as “Jammy” or even “Port Like”. This style of wine is most commonly found in Australia. Because of its fruit focused nature, Shiraz tends to be a more approachable style.

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