Certified organic and following
biodynamic practices, this small estate of just 7 hectares is
nestled on steep slopes in the heart of Alsace.
Just as certain dog owners start to look like their pooches, it
is uncertain as to whether the gentle, softly spoken Klurs have
influenced their vineyards or the vineyards have influenced them.
Their vineyards are tranquil places, full of fruit trees dotted
amongst the vines which attract and offer shelter to local
wildlife. This symbiotic relationship helps maintain the health and
balance of their land. The steep vineyards means the harvest is
carried out by hand, allowing the pickers to be very selective and
gentle in choosing the healthiest fruit to ensure that the
resulting wine is always of the highest quality.
Nestled in a small valley in the middle of Alsace, the vineyards
are protected from the strong westerly winds. Vines average 50
years of age, with deep roots in the soil. These vines produce well
structured, complex and full bodied wines. Due to the steepness of
the vineyards the harvest is carried out manually, which means
pickers can be incredible selective in choosing the healthiest and
To this day the Klurs remain true to the principle the winery was
founded on in the 17th century: producing the best wines that the
soil can generate.