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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Dönnhoff

Region:

Germany

Appellation:

Nahe

Grape Type:

Riesling

Riesling, Roxheimer, Höllenpfad, Trocken, 2015

6x75cl £103.50

10 cases, 5 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Cool fruit, stones, zesty citrus pith and very easy balance characterise the Hollenpfad in 2015. There is good tension here, controlled grapefruit and herb notes on the finish, and fine minerals. Light spice notes bring complexity. This hails from an historic, steeply sloping vineyard of red sandstone that the Dönnhoffs are restoring to its former glory. The name means ‘Pathway to Hell’, referring either to backbreaking work of working its steep slopes, or the glow the red soil exudes when bathed in the evening sun – or maybe both.

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