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Grape Variety: Shiraz

Variety Name Shiraz
TTB Approved Name(s) Shiraz (Syrah)
Common Synonyms Syrah
All Synonyms Antournerein, Antournerein noir, Anzher Muskatnyi, Balsamina, Biaune, Blauer Syrah, Bragiola, Candive, Damaszener blau, Di Santi, Entourneirein, Entournerin, Ermitage, Hermitage, Hignin noir, Marsanne noir, Neretto di Saluzzo, Petit Syrah, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syras, Plant de la Bianne , Plant de la Biaune, Schiras, Sereine, Serene, Serine, Serine noir, Serinne, Sevene, Shiras, Shyrac, Sirac, Sirah, Sirah Marsanne noir, Syra, Syrac de l'Ermitage, Syrah, Zizak
Countries of Origin France
Species Vitis vinifera
Pedigree 6- 1998 DNA analysis (Davis, CA and Montpellier) shows that Dureza and Mondeuse blanche are are parents of Syrah
References
Berry Color Black
Uses Wine
Comments Shiraz is the Australian synonym name for the grape variety Syrah.

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Shiraz Selections available from FPS

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  Shiraz 01
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Victorian Plant Research Institute, Burnley, Victoria, Australia
Treatments Heat treatment 62 days
Comments In 1970, Shiraz clonal material was imported to Foundation Plant Services from the Victorian Plant Research Institute in Burnley, Victoria, Australia (USDA Plant Introduction number 364287). The source of that Shiraz material was given as 'Bests R3 v 34 19/8'. According to Richard Hamilton at Southcorp, Australia, that information probably means that the source was Best's vineyard at Great Western, near Ararat in Victoria. FPMS Grape Program Newsletter, October, 2001, page 13 (http://fps.ucdavis.edu, in the Publications section under Grapes). At FPS, Dr. Austin Goheen created seven selections from the single importation of Shiraz, using heat treatments that ranged from 62 to 125 days in duration. After successful completion of testing, those seven selections ultimately received the selection names Shiraz FPS 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 and were planted in the foundation vineyard. In the October, 1999, FPS Grape Program Newsletter, Dr. Carole Meredith reported that she compared all seven FPS Shiraz selections, as well as selections called Syrah-01 and Sirah-01, to four Syrah accessions from the French national variety collection in Montpellier. All the FPS vines had exactly the same DNA profile as the French Syrah. Shiraz FPS 01 has qualified for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard (see Shiraz 01.1).

  Shiraz 02
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Victorian Plant Research Institute, Burnley, Victoria, Australia
Treatments Heat treatment 62-2 days
Comments In 1970, Shiraz clonal material was imported to Foundation Plant Services from the Victorian Plant Research Institute in Burnley, Victoria, Australia (USDA Plant Introduction number 364287). The source of that Shiraz material was given as 'Bests R3 v 34 19/8'. According to Richard Hamilton at Southcorp, Australia, that information probably means that the source was Best's vineyard at Great Western, near Ararat in Victoria. FPMS Grape Program Newsletter, October, 2001, page 13 (http://fps.ucdavis.edu, in the Publications section under Grapes). At FPS, Dr. Austin Goheen created seven selections from the single importation of Shiraz, using heat treatments that ranged from 62 to 125 days in duration. Those seven selections ultimately received the selection names Shiraz FPS 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 when they were planted in the foundation vineyard after successful completion of index testing.

In the October, 1999, FPS Grape Program Newsletter, Dr. Carole Meredith reported that she compared all seven FPS Shiraz selections, as well as selections called Syrah-01 and Sirah-01, to four Syrah accessions from the French national variety collection in Montpellier. All the FPS vines had exactly the same DNA profile as the French Syrah.

  Shiraz 03
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Victorian Plant Research Institute, Burnley, Victoria, Australia
Treatments Heat treatment 62-3 days
Comments In 1970, Shiraz clonal material was imported to Foundation Plant Services from the Victorian Plant Research Institute in Burnley, Victoria, Australia (USDA Plant Introduction number 364287). The source of that Shiraz material was given as 'Bests R3 v 34 19/8'. According to Richard Hamilton at Southcorp, Australia, that information probably means that the source was Best's vineyard at Great Western, near Ararat in Victoria. FPMS Grape Program Newsletter, October, 2001, page 13 (http://fps.ucdavis.edu, in the Publications section under Grapes). At FPS, Dr. Austin Goheen created seven selections from the single importation of Shiraz, using heat treatments that ranged from 62 to 125 days in duration. After successful completion of index testing, those seven selections ultimately received the selection names Shiraz FPS 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 and were planted in the foundation vineyard. In the October, 1999, FPS Grape Program Newsletter, Dr. Carole Meredith reported that she compared all seven FPS Shiraz selections, as well as selections called Syrah-01 and Sirah-01, to four Syrah accessions from the French national variety collection in Montpellier. All the FPS vines had exactly the same DNA profile as the French Syrah. Shiraz 03 has qualified for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard (see Shiraz 03.1).

  Shiraz 04
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Victorian Plant Research Institute, Burnley, Victoria, Australia
Treatments Heat treatment 62-4 days
Comments In 1970, Shiraz clonal material was imported to Foundation Plant Services from the Victorian Plant Research Institute in Burnley, Victoria, Australia (USDA Plant Introduction number 364287). The source of that Shiraz material was given as 'Bests R3 v 34 19/8'. According to Richard Hamilton at Southcorp, Australia, that information probably means that the source was Best's vineyard at Great Western, near Ararat in Victoria. FPMS Grape Program Newsletter, October, 2001, page 13 (http://fps.ucdavis.edu, in the Publications section under Grapes). At FPS, Dr. Austin Goheen created seven selections from the single importation of Shiraz, using heat treatments that ranged from 62 to 125 days in duration. Those seven selections ultimately received the selection names Shiraz FPS 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 when they were planted in the foundation vineyard after successful completion of index testing.

In the October, 1999, FPS Grape Program Newsletter, Dr. Carole Meredith reported that she compared all seven FPS Shiraz selections, as well as selections called Syrah-01 and Sirah-01, to four Syrah accessions from the French national variety collection in Montpellier. All the FPS vines had exactly the same DNA profile as the French Syrah.

  Shiraz 05 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Victorian Plant Research Institute, Burnley, Victoria, Australia
Treatments Heat treatment 62-5 days
Comments In 1970, Shiraz clonal material was imported to Foundation Plant Services from the Victorian Plant Research Institute in Burnley, Victoria, Australia (USDA Plant Introduction number 364287). The source of that Shiraz material was given as 'Bests R3 v 34 19/8'. According to Richard Hamilton at Southcorp, Australia, that information probably means that the source was Best's vineyard at Great Western, near Ararat in Victoria. FPMS Grape Program Newsletter, October, 2001, page 13 (http://fps.ucdavis.edu, in the Publications section under Grapes). At FPS, Dr. Austin Goheen created seven selections from the single importation of Shiraz, using heat treatments that ranged from 62 to 125 days in duration. Those seven selections ultimately received the selection names Shiraz FPS 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 when they were planted in the foundation vineyard after successful completion of index testing.

In the October, 1999, FPS Grape Program Newsletter, Dr. Carole Meredith reported that she compared all seven FPS Shiraz selections, as well as selections called Syrah-01 and Sirah-01, to four Syrah accessions from the French national variety collection in Montpellier. All the FPS vines had exactly the same DNA profile as the French Syrah.

  Shiraz 06 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Victorian Plant Research Institute, Burnley, Victoria, Australia
Treatments Heat treatment 118 days
Comments In 1970, Shiraz clonal material was imported to Foundation Plant Services from the Victorian Plant Research Institute in Burnley, Victoria, Australia (USDA Plant Introduction number 364287). The source of that Shiraz material was given as 'Bests R3 v 34 19/8'. According to Richard Hamilton at Southcorp, Australia, that information probably means that the source was Best's vineyard at Great Western, near Ararat in Victoria. FPMS Grape Program Newsletter, October, 2001, page 13 (http://fps.ucdavis.edu, in the Publications section under Grapes). At FPS, Dr. Austin Goheen created seven selections from the single importation of Shiraz, using heat treatments that ranged from 62 to 125 days in duration. After successful completion of index testing, those seven selections ultimately received the selection names Shiraz FPS 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 and were planted in the foundation vineyard. In the October, 1999, FPS Grape Program Newsletter, Dr. Carole Meredith reported that she compared all seven FPS Shiraz selections, as well as selections called Syrah-01 and Sirah-01, to four Syrah accessions from the French national variety collection in Montpellier. All the FPS vines had exactly the same DNA profile as the French Syrah. Shiraz 06 has qualified for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard (see Shiraz 06.1).

  Shiraz 07 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Victorian Plant Research Institute, Burnley, Victoria, Australia
Treatments Heat treatment 125 days
Comments In 1970, Shiraz clonal material was imported to Foundation Plant Services from the Victorian Plant Research Institute in Burnley, Victoria, Australia (USDA Plant Introduction number 364287). The source of that Shiraz material was given as 'Bests R3 v 34 19/8'. According to Richard Hamilton at Southcorp, Australia, that information probably means that the source was Best's vineyard at Great Western, near Ararat in Victoria. FPMS Grape Program Newsletter, October, 2001, page 13 (http://fps.ucdavis.edu, in the Publications section under Grapes). At FPS, Dr. Austin Goheen created seven selections from the single importation of Shiraz, using heat treatments that ranged from 62 to 125 days in duration. After successful completion of index testing, those seven selections ultimately received the selection names Shiraz FPS 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 and were planted in the foundation vineyard. In the October, 1999, FPS Grape Program Newsletter, Dr. Carole Meredith reported that she compared all seven FPS Shiraz selections, as well as selections called Syrah-01 and Sirah-01, to four Syrah accessions from the French national variety collection in Montpellier. All the FPS vines had exactly the same DNA profile as the French Syrah. Shiraz 07 has qualified for the Russell Ranch Foundation Vineyard (see Shiraz 07.1).

  Shiraz 08 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Australia
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection was imported to Foundation Plant Services in 2003 from South Australian Vine Improvement, Inc. (SAVII), Nuriootpa, South Australia. The clone is the SAVII 17 clone.

  Shiraz 09 Top
Registration Status Registered Registered is the ultimate status in the California Department of Food & Agricultures Grapevine Registration & Certification Program. Registered selections have successfully completed all disease testing required by the regulations. Registered selections have also been confirmed as true to variety by experts using visual observations, DNA-based testing or both.
Source Australia
Treatments None, RSP+
Comments This selection was imported to Foundation Plant Services in 2003 from South Australian Vine Improvement, Inc. (SAVII), Nuriootpa, South Australia. It is SAVII clone 19.