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Often used synonym (Second name) but also homonym (Collective name) for grape varieties. An independent one vine there is no such name. The origin of the name is unclear, although there are some hypotheses. One is that the name comes from the Italian municipality of Chiavenna in the Lombardy was derived, which in ancient times bore the Latin name Cleven. The assignment of the diverse synonyms of different spellings to the individual grape varieties is, however, not to be understood absolutely, since the different names or spellings were or are used individually depending on the country and wine-growing region. There are also some that are of purely historical importance. The commonality is that all varieties have very close genetic relationships (see under Pinot ):

  • Chardonnay - Clevner, Clävner, Klawner, Veiser Klevner, Waiser Clevner, Weißer Klevner
  • Frühburgunder - Augustclevner, Augustklevner, Clävner Früh, Clevner Frühburgunder
  • Gewurztraminer (Roter Traminer) - Clevner, Klevner, Roter Clevner, Roter Klevner
  • Morillon - White Clevner, White Klevner
  • Pinot Blanc - Clauener, Clevner, Edelklevner, Klävner, Weißkläven, Weißklävler
  • Pinot gris - Clävner Roth, Grauer Clävner, Grauer Clevner, Grauer Klevner, Grauklävner
  • Pinot Noir - Blauer Klevner, Clauener, Clevner, Klevner, Klävner, Schwarzklevner
  • Savagnin Rose - Klevener de Heiligenstein (also wine name)
  • Traminer (Savagnin Blanc) - Clauener, Clevner, Klevner

Finally, in the Slovakia in the municipality of Radosina a cuvée of Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc called "Radosinsky Klevner" (Klevner from Radosina). A vintage 1947 of this wine was served at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (* 1926).

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