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Weingut Klostermühle Odernheim KG

Germany Nahe

Weingut Klostermühle Odernheim KG
The winery is located in the community of Odernheim in the German Nahe wine region. It is located at the foot of the Disibodenberg, on which the picturesque ruins of the former Disibodenberg monastery...
Name: Weingut Klostermühle Odernheim KG
Address: Address 55571 Odernheim, Germany
Growing area: Nahe
Vineyard: 13 ha
Owner: Christian Held
Manager: Dipl. Ing. Thomas Zenz
Managing Director: Christian Held
Wine Maker: Thomas Zenz
Phone: Phone
Fax: Fax
Associations: Weinland Nahe
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0.75 L
2011 Odernheim Montfort Chardonnay dry u.b.F.
83 WP - Good
19.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Herber, pflanzlicher, erdiger und einen Hauch rauchig-speckiger Duft mit zurückhaltenden gelbfruchti...
0.75 L
2011 Odernheim Montfort Brut Monopol Held, Pinot
83 WP - Good
12.90 €
Translate to English Editor note: Nussiger, zart tabakiger und erdiger Duft nach teils angetrockneten Zitrusfrüchten und dunklen Beere...
0.75 L
2012 Silvaner dry
81 WP - Good
7.20 €
Translate to English Editor note: Gedeckter, kräuteriger und zart kandiert-floraler Duft mit verhaltenen Noten nach Kernobst und Melon...
0.75 L
2012 Grauburgunder dry
83 WP - Good
8.20 €
Translate to English Editor note: Ein wenig gedeckter Duft nach Kernobst und ein wenig Zitrusfrüchten mit vegetabilen, zart mineralisc...
0.75 L
2011 Odernheim Montfort Spätburgunder dry u.b.F.
82 WP - Good
28.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Zart karamellig-laktischer Duft nach eingekochten roten Beeren und Sauerkirschen mit animalischen, t...
0.75 L
2011 Spätburgunder dry ***
83 WP - Good
13.40 €
Translate to English Editor note: Etwas plakativer, alkoholstarker, vanillig-holzwürziger und zart animalischer Duft nach teils angetr...
The winery is located in the community of Odernheim in the German Nahe wine region. It is located at the foot of the Disibodenberg, on which the picturesque ruins of the former Disibodenberg monastery stand. Its origins date back to the 7th century, when the Irish monk Disibod stuck his walking stick into the earth and, according to legend, it began to sprout as a vine. It is worth mentioning that Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) lived in the monastery between 1106 and 1147 and wrote her most important work "Scivias" here. The monastery mill has existed as the central economic pillar of the monastery for over 1000 years. The monks of the Benedictines and later the Cistercians brought the viticulture around the Disibodenberg to blossom. In the Middle Ages the Klostermühle was part of the monastery as a farm. After secularisation during the Reformation, the mill and viticulture were initially taken over by the sovereigns, the dukes of Pfalz-Zweibrücken. Since the 18th century, the mill and viticulture have been run by the Schmidt family for eight generations. In the 1960s Gerhard and Eugen Schmidt created a Burgundy vineyard with a new building and extended vineyards, including the Montfort site, which is in sole ownership with five hectares.

In 1993, the company passed into new ownership and is now managed in the form of a limited partnership by the managing partners Christian Held and Thomas Zenz (Dipl.-Ing. Weinbau). Since then, significant investments have been made in the winery and the outdoor operation, and the vineyards have been considerably expanded. The vineyards comprise 13.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual locations Kloster Disibodenberg (Riesling), Montfort (Burgundy varieties), as well as others. They are planted with the white wine varieties Riesling (3.5 ha), Pinot Gris (3 ha), Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and Silvaner, as well as the red wine varieties Pinot Noir (4.5 ha) and Early Pinot Noir. The wine is aged in special small stainless steel tanks (600, 1,200, 2,400 l), wooden barrels (1,200 l) and barriques. All red wines are aged exclusively in wooden barrels. As a rule, the wines are aged dry. In small quantities there are also noble sweet specialities like ice wines. From exclusively own Burgundy base wines, bottle-fermented sparkling wines are produced. Since 2009 the distribution of the wines takes place in the "Boos von Waldeckscher Hof" in Meisenheim. The listed aristocratic court also offers rooms for wine tasting. The "Boos von Waldecksche Hofbrennerei" produces fruit and marc brandies.
Weingut Klostermühle Odernheim KG Region: Germany Nahe
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