The winery Johann F. Ohler is located in the community Neustadt-Gimmeldingen (area Mittelhaardt-German Wine Route) in the German wine-growing region palatinate
, The winemaking tradition of the family, who had been living here for a long time, was already founded in 1758 by Johann Michael Ohler. His grandson Georg operated from 1890 in addition to viticulture a woodworking company, which was set in 1962. A bottle wine marketing was already introduced in 1920. Since 2007, the winery is owned by daughter Sabine Ohler-Jost and her husband Dr. Ing. Arnim Jost led. The vineyards cover 8.3 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Eselshaut
. chapel hill
(Gimmeldingen) as well idig
and Mount of Olives
(King Bach). They are planted with the white varieties Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay, and with the red varieties Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Saint Laurent.
The management is done according to the philosophy of the house with "respect for the soil". The individual measures are appropriate rearing with selection of the optimal location for each grape variety, careful tillage and careful manual foliage care
, This creates the basis for fully ripe and healthy grapes that are only harvested manually and selectively. An important quality criterion is self-imposed low yields; the average annual earnings
is only 5,500 l / ha. The vinification is carried out as possible without too much intervention.
The white wines are controlled with a controlled fermentation in stainless steel without additives varietal typical Fermented wines. In the Rieslings attention is paid to the location character, they are also refined sweet. The development of dry red wines has a long tradition in the family, they are fermented on the mash and aged in traditional large wooden barrels and the top products in oak barrels. The premium wines include the Rieslings "Gimmeldinger Almond Garden Old Vine" and "Königsbacher Idig", as well as "Pinot Noir Old Vines". These are partly also in magnums
(1.5 l) bottled. It will also produce a bottle fermented sparkling wine.