Grape Varieties








Petite Syrah

Location:  Athens, TX

Elevation:  480ft +/- 10ft

Soil:  Sandy-Loam

Color:  Red

Grape Variety:  Hybrid

Training of Vines:  VSP

Rootstock:  101-14

Spacing:  4ft

Yield per Vine:  NA

Year Planted:  2008

Harvest:  Late Season

Uses:  Wine


CharacteristicsThis variety is of French origin. It is a good producer with tight clusters, less vigorous than shirah and makes a wine with intense black pepper character.