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5/02/2016

Peppery aromas and flavours in Shiraz could open doors to export markets

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.

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