Konstanzer Winery, in the Volcanic Kaiserstuhl Area in the Upper Rhine
Konstanzer winery is in the volcanic Kaiserstuhl area in the Upper Rhine between Colmar and Freiburg. The Burgundian gate influences the Mediterranean climate and offers optimal conditions for the classic Burgundy varieties. The vineyards are present in Ihringen, in Kaiserstuhl’s southwest corner, and Winkleberg. They are one of the best wine regions in Germany. The vines are present on terraced slopes with hollow paths among them. The volcanic soil of the area has heat retention capacity, and along with a unique microclimate, it provides optimal conditions for viticulture in the region. The region is also home to a variety of lizards and cacti. The quality of their wines is determined through targeted vineyard work, from pruning to leaf work to selective hand picking.
Carefully Made Amazing Wines
Through ecological vineyard work, by sowing, gentle tillage, and plant health maintenance, they create a balance with nature, as well as the expression of the terroir and the character of the wines. They firmly believe in proper vineyards maintenance for improving the wines, and organic practices help in the protection of nature and the vineyards for the future. The main grape varieties they grow are Pinot Gris, Blanc, Noir, Chardonnay, Silvaner, and Muscat. These are used to make their famous red and white wines. The grapes are handpicked and brought to the cellar. After the fermentation of wines, they are allowed to age in stainless steel tanks and wooden barrels. It helps the wine to get an intense fruity taste and sturdy structure. Red wines undergo maturation for up to 24 months.