Shesh i Zi (lit. "black field")[1] is an Albanian red wine variety.[2] The varietal is named for the Shesh Hills of Central Albania just outside Tirana, and is recommended served at approximately 65-68 degrees Fahrenheit.[3] Albania has been called cradle of Mediterranean viticulture.[4]


  1. ^ Çobo Winery
  2. ^ Wines of Albania
  3. ^ Gregory Alonzo: Albanian Wines, The Missing Tradition Eve Bushman, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
  4. ^ Chemical and Fisic Components of Shesh i Bardhe: Grape Cultivar in Albania Department of Horticulture and Design Architecture, Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania, Dec 02, 2017