The estate in the municipality in the German region Kallstadt Palatine Founded in 1700 by the family of Rupert. Due to the female line of succession were named Ruprecht and later lost Koehler. In 1969 the estate was taken over by Otto Philippi. The current owner Bernd Philippi had many years working internationally as a wine consultant, before he took over the operation in 1986 by his father. Connected the hotel "wine Castell" is. Together with Werner NÃ¤kel (owner of the winery Meyer NÃ¤kel at the river) and Bernhard Breuer (owner of the winery Georg Georg Breuer in the Rheingau), with whom he had previously worked together on some projects, was established in 2000 in the Portuguese Douro Valley, the winery "Quinta da Carvalhosa" was founded. The vineyards in the Palatinate comprise 12.5 hectares of vineyards in the individual layers Kallstadter Kronenberg, Saumagen and Steinacker. They are planted mostly with Riesling and Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Dornfelder, Gewurztraminer, Rieslaner, Cabernet Sauvignon, Scheurebe and Kerner.Informationen zu "Weingut Koehler-Ruprecht" im Wein-Plus Weinführer
The wines are fermented in oak barrels, without exception - some in traditional half-and quarter-piece barrels and partly in barriques - using natural yeasts. The small container effect in conjunction with the sharp juice clarification and sluggish natural yeasts on a very slow Spontaneous fermentation , Which can last at the top Rieslings from the pig's stomach for up to nine months. After fermentation the wines mature longer time on the Lees . This expansion leads to long-lived traditional wines, which are revealed only after several years of bottle aging. The Pinot Noir is aged in oak barrels. Are also produced sweet wines such as "Elysium". The winery is a member of the VDP (Association of German VDP).