Riesling, QbA
    Dönnhoff

    Riesling, QbA,

    Destination

    vintage

    Dönnhoff, Riesling, QbA, 2021

    Justerini & Brooks Tasting note
    Dönnhoff, Riesling, QbA, 2021

    A crisp, direct Estate Riesling with bright beams of acidity shot through white fleshed pear and citrus fruit. Thirst quenching and charming, from volcanic and slate soils in the middle Nahe

    ABV:
    12%

    specifications

    country:
    Germany
    region:
    Nahe
    Appellation:
    Producer:
    Dönnhoff
    style:
    Grape Variety:
    Allergen Information:
    This product may contain sulphites. Full allergen information is available upon request, please call our Customer Relations Team on +44 (0)20 7484 6430.
    Dönnhoff

    Dönnhoff

    The Dönnhoff family bought a modest estate in the Nahe in the 1750s. In 1971 current owner, Helmut Dönnhoff produced his first vintage and has not looked back since. A regular on the shortlist of ‘German Winemaker of the Year’ and actual winner in 1999, Helmut’s work is helping the Nahe to take a share of the plaudits showered on the more internationally renowned German wine regions of the Mosel and the Rheingau. His cool, calm demeanour is a stark contrast to the demonic fervour with which he tends his vineyards. Only the best hand-picked fruit will do, in order to produce wines that are honest refl ections of the Riesling grape and the terroir its planted in whether it be the volcanic soils of the Kupfergrube (copper mine), the deep, cool Brücke, the slate/sandstone Hermanshöhle or the slate of the Leistenberg. Fermentation is in the traditional large old wooden casks and there is a light filtration before bottling. Some of Germany’s most intense, bewitching and mouthwatering wines, that mixes Rheingau body with Mosel minerality.

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