It ripens towards the end of September in the Skopje vineyards. This abundant variety has got great vegetative expansion. In Macedo¬nia, the best results are gained from regions that have warm, but not too dry climate and well-lighted expositions.
The wine is characterized by ruby red colour, full of extracts, powerful body and alcohol, and with expressed tannin. The aroma of reddish forest fruits and chocolate with a hint of black pepper is typical for Syrah wine made in Macedonia.