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Montefalco and Torgiano) and around the Apennines in Romagna and the Marches. now not so smart within the hotter, lower-altitude v’yds of the Tuscan coast, or in different components of Italy regardless of its close to ubiquity. attention-grabbing in Australia. Sangioveto See SANGIOVESE. Saperavi Gd, balanced, v. long-lived wine in Georgia, Ukraine, and so on. Blends v. good with CAB SAUV (eg. in Moldova). large capability, seldom gd winemaking. Schiava See TROLLINGER. Schwarzriesling PINOT MEUNIER in Württemberg. Sciacarello Corsican, herby and peppery. no longer v. tannic. Shiraz See SYRAH. Spanna See NEBBIOLO. Spätburgunder German for PINOT N. Syrah (Shiraz) the good Rhône pink grape: tannic, crimson and peppery wine that matures beautifully. very important as Shiraz in Australia, more and more gd less than both identify in Chile and South Africa, marvelous in NZ (esp Hawke’s Bay). largely grown. Tannat Raspberry-perfumed, hugely tannic strength at the back of Madiran, Tursan and different company reds from Southwest France. additionally rosé. Now the big name of Uruguay. Tempranillo (Aragonez, Cecibel, Tinto Fino, Tinta del País, Tinta Roríz, Ull de Llebre) fragrant, high-quality Rioja grape, referred to as Ull de Llebre in Catalonia, Cencibel in l. a. Mancha, Tinto Fino in Ribera del Duero, Tinta Roríz in Douro, Tinta del País in Castile, Aragonez in southern Portugal. Now Australia, too. V. stylish; stylish in cool climates, beefy in hot. Early ripening, lengthy maturing. Teran shut cousin of REFOSCO, similar darkish color, excessive acidity, appetizing, esp on limestone (karst). Slovenia and thereabouts. Teroldego Rotaliano Italian: Trentino’s most sensible indigenous type makes severe, full-flavoured wine, esp at the flat Campo Rotaliano. Tinta Amarela See TRINCADEIRA. Tinta del País See TEMPRANILLO. Tinta Negra till lately referred to as Tinta Negra Mole. simply Madeira’s such a lot planted grape and the mainstay of more affordable Madeira. Now entering its personal in Colheita wines (See Port, Sherry & Madeira). Tinta Roríz See TEMPRANILLO. Tinto Fino See TEMPRANILLO. Touriga Nacional most sensible Port grape within the Douro Valley, now standard for floral, trendy desk wines. noticeable as Portugal’s top crimson. Australian Touriga can be this or one of the others; California’s Touriga is generally Touriga Franca. Trincadeira (Tinta Amarela) Portugal; v. gd, highly spiced Alentejo. Tinta Amarela in Douro. Trollinger (Schiava, Vernatsch) well known faded purple in Germany’s Württemberg; exact with Tyrolean Vernatsch and Schiava. In Italy, snappy and brisk. Vernatsch See TROLLINGER. Xinomavro Greece’s resolution to NEBBIOLO. “Sharp-black”; the root for Naoussa, Rapsani, Goumenissa, Amindeo. a few rosé, nonetheless or gleaming. firstclass can age for many years. Being attempted in China. Zinfandel [Zin] Fruity, adaptable grape of California with blackberry-like, and occasionally steel, flavour. may be dependent and gloriously lush, ageing for many years, but additionally makes “blush” purple, often candy, jammy. Genetically almost like southern Italian PRIMITIVO and Croatia’s Crljenak, that's virtually extinct. Zweigelt (Blauer Zweigelt) BLAUFRÄNKISCH x ST-LAURENT, it really is well known in Austria for fragrant, darkish, supple, velvety wines.