France, Rhone Valley
Natural crossing of Dureza x Mondeuse blanche
151.42 ha; 0.3%
Syrah is popular as a monovarietal red wine and in cuvée blends. It is sensitive to frost and only suitable for very early-season vineyards. Relatively high yields mean that fruit needs to be restricted.
Area under vine in Austria
(as a proportion of the variety’s total area)
Source varietal specifications: Höhere Bundeslehranstalt und Bundesamt für Wein- und Obstbau (Federal College and Federal Office for Viticulture, Oenology and Fruit Growing) in Klosterneuburg, “Austria’s Qualitätswein grape varieties and their clones“ („Österreichische Qualitätsweinrebsorten und deren Klone“), 2nd, reviewed edition, September 2015
Source area under vine: Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism according to IACS (as at 31 May 2022)