Riesling Estate Trocken Donnhoff 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

Fresh lime, white currant and apple on the nose. Maybe even some watercress. Quite full in the mouth with just the barest touch of riesling sweetness in the finish. Low in alcohol--under 12%-- and quite quaffable chilled before dinner or, with broiled fish, divine!

Region: Germany » Nahe

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Winery: H. Dönnhoff
Color: White
Varietal: Riesling
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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

Fresh lime, white currant and apple on the nose. Maybe even some watercress. Quite full in the mouth with just the barest touch of riesling sweetness in the finish. Low in alcohol--under 12%-- and quite quaffable chilled before dinner or, with broiled fish, divine!

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