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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Klevner, like clevner, is, and more particularly was, used fairly indiscriminately in Alsace and other German-speaking wine regions for various vine varieties, notably but not exclusively for various members of the pinot family. References to Klevner in Alsace in the mid 16th century are common.