Temparia is a promising American hybrid bred specially for Nebraska, United States.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Temparia grapes have dark purple colour. The wines have earthy, leathery notes as well as cherry (but no foxy) flavours and supple tannins. Malic acid is often high at harvest but malolactic fermentation usually brings the wine into balance.

Fresh Temparia grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Temparia is currently the only producer of a varietal wine, at Ed Swanson’s Cuthills Winery in Nebraska. Temparia is early budding and therefore at risk from spring frosts. It is moderately vigorous and it is productive on its own roots. Malolactic fermentation is commonly applied to brings out the sweet strawberries and cherries aromas, resulting a more fruit-forward wine style. Temparia wines pair well with dishes such as grilled or roasted red meats, stews, and aged cheeses.

Foods to pair with Temparia:

Fun Fact about Temparia
Temparia was the first grape variety to be ready for release from Ed Swanson’s breeding programme.

Top Wines with Temparia

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