The Château Ollwiller

History

The first Castle Ollwiller was built during the XIIIè s by the Earl Waldner as a farm and vineyard.
A lot of important people like Louis XV have stayed at this estate; it was be acquired by Jacques - Gabriel GROS in 1825. The GROS Family are the owners today.

The Vineyard

Situation and climate

The vineyard is located in the Grand Cru Ollwiller between the estate and Wuenheim.
With a south-south/east aspect, it’s make up of 25ha and enjoys of a lot of sunshine, as well as being shielded from the wind.
 

Particularities

The Castle Ollwiller is one of the only two Castles in Alsace to have Wines under the appellation “Château”.
Chateau Ollviller also owns the “Clos de la Tourelle”, a plot which is planted with Pinot Blanc. There is a medieval turret or Tourelle in the middle of it which lends the wine its name.
One plot of Riesling in the Grand Cru Ollwiller was planted in 1925, and has the mention of “Vieilles Vignes” on the label.

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