Emir (grape)

Variety of grape

Emir is a native white grape in the Cappadocia region of Turkey. It is mostly planted in the Cappadocia and Nevşehir provinces in Turkey. Emir makes straw yellow color wines with green reflections that has a green apple, kiwi, lemon and orange aroma on the nose. It makes crisp, refreshing wines.

Emir is also used to make sparkling wines as well. Wines are light, medium bodied, light yellow color with high acidity and delicate. Emir doesn't match with oak barrel and generally should be consumed in 1 – 2 years.


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