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Peppery aromas and flavours in Shiraz could open doors to export markets
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A STUDY looking at a particular characteristic in Shiraz that appeals to drinkers in Asia could open doors to export markets for Victorian winemakers, according to the Weekly Times. Rotundone, a compound that occurs in some Shiraz grapes giving it a peppery aroma and flavour, is being tracked by a researcher from the University of Melbourne with the aim of providing information to Asian consumers who want to buy wine featuring the component.