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Keller Franz

The traditional family business is located in the municipality Vogtsburg-Oberbergen in the German wine-growing region to bathe, It includes the winery "Franz Keller", the restaurant "Schwarzer Adler", the hotel "Schwarzer Adler", the restaurant "KellerWirtschaft", the winery Rebstock and an import wine trade. Winery senior Franz Keller set accents for decades as a dreaded opponent of the big ones Land consolidation 1971, in his pioneering role in the introduction of the Grauburgunders, as well as a promoter for the Barrique and durchgegorenen, dry wines. Today the business is run by Fritz Keller and his son Friedrich Keller.

Kaller Franz - winery building

With over a hundred years of history forming the wine trade an important pillar of the company. First-class Bordeaux and Burgundy wines from the most prestigious wineries are still among the trademarks. The restaurant "Schwarzer Adler" has been awarded a Michelin star since 1969. In addition to a large selection of wines from its own winery you can choose from around 2,700 items, the best wines of France and German and international classics. The "KellerWirtschaft" offers a modern, internationally inspired cuisine. In addition to the view into the press house you can enjoy a fantastic view of the typical Kaiserstühler terrace landscape as well as the nature reserve Badberg. In Winzerhaus "Rebstock" the kitchen is characterized Baden-Alsatian.

The vineyards cover 35 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Bassgeige (with castles in Leh and Kähner) and powder Buck (Oberbergen) Eichberg (Oberrotweil), Enselberg (Jechtingen), Kirchberg (Oberrotweil) as well Schlossberg (Achkarren). They are with the white grape varieties Pinot Gris ( Pinot Gris ), Pinot Blanc ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay and Müller-Thurgau, as well as the red varieties Pinot Noir ( Pinot Noir ) Merlot. Cabernet Sauvignon and Lemberger ( Blaufränkisch ) planted. It is environmentally friendly, gentle viticulture with organic fertilization, exclusively mechanical tillage and greening in order to natural humus praktiziert.Qualitätssteigernde yield reduction followed by thin out and grapes division,

The winery building is multi-storey sunk in the loess. The processing is done by gravity. The white estate wines are in the stainless steel, the white wines of the Oberbergener bass violin VDP.First location proportionately in the traditional big wooden barrel and in the stainless steel tank and the Great plants in traditional large wooden barrels or in Burgundian pièce - oak barrels as well as the Spätburgunder in principle developed in the barrique.

The extensive product range is structured in accordance with the VDP classification model into the lines "every day" (Cuvées for every day, light uncomplicated wines), estate wines (loess dominated, lighter soils), first location (bass violin and powder buck), Franz Anton (Lagencuvées of old vines of different altitudes, in homage to Franz Anton Keller) and Great location ( Grands Crus from the volcanic rock, from best, strictly selected grapes of the locations Schlossberg, Kirchberg, Eichberg and Enselberg, as well as the arm "in the Leh" and "Kähner" expanded). Every year around 400,000 bottles of wine are produced. Further products are bottle-fermented sect and brandies ( fruit. rape ). The winery is a member of VDP (Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter).

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