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Donnhoff Tonschiefer Riesling Trocken 2016

Winemaker's Notes:

"This is the charmer; delicious and juicy; semolina and tapioca; yielding at first but finishes firmly. Again an allusive perfume and an almost creamy mid-palate. With no particular terroir statement it constitutes a kind of tabula rasa of Riesling." — Terry Theise, import partner

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H. Dönnhoff:
A Nahe estate - and one of the top performers. Not many estates outside the Mosel receive as much attention as those within it, but if there are any exceptions then perhaps Dönnhoff is one. The estate, which is over 12 hectares in size, has been in the Dönnhoff family since 1750, and is currently run by Helmut Dönnhoff. The Dönnhoffs own vines in only the top vineyards of the Nahe Valley. These... Read more
A Nahe estate - and one of the top performers. Not many estates outside the Mosel receive as much attention as those within it, but if there are any exceptions then perhaps Dönnhoff is one. The estate, which is over 12 hectares in size, has been in the Dönnhoff family since 1750, and is currently run by Helmut Dönnhoff. The Dönnhoffs own vines in only the top vineyards of the Nahe Valley. These vineyards are sited in several nearby villages, namely Niederhäuser (Hermannshöhle), Oberhauser (Brucke), Schloßböckelheimer (Felsenberg and Kupfergrube), and Norheimer (Kirschheck and Dellchen). The vineyards are principally slate or volcanic soil, and are planted with Riesling and also some Burgundian varieties. Read less

"This is the charmer; delicious and juicy; semolina and tapioca; yielding at first but finishes firmly. Again an allusive perfume and an almost creamy mid-palate. With no particular terroir statement it constitutes a kind of tabula rasa of Riesling." — Terry Theise, import partner

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