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Weingut Hermann Dönnhoff
Winery Wines Files 11

White wine 2018 Norheim Dellchen Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry, Nahe, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #77530102919

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (94 WP)
Last reviewed: 11 September, 2019
Editor note: Cool, very slightly muted nose, firm, deep and complex, but also fairly tranquil, clear citrus notes and a hint of peaches, herbaceous, vegetal and delicate floral notes, light yeasty notes and intense mineral notes. Very firmly structured, ripe, juicy, bone dry fruit on the palate, yeasty notes, light vegetal and herbaceous traces, more fairly prominent mineral notes, gripping, concentrated and persistent, excellent depth, still undeveloped, but already impressive, complex and compact, but also very elegant, yeasty and mineral notes, firm, juicy, very mineral finish.
Best to drink: 2023-2035+

The production area is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany and is named after the river of the same name. There is a lot of preserved evidence of the Romans, who already cultivated wine here. The vineyards cover 4,237 hectares of vines along the river from Hunsrück to the mouth of the Rhine near Bingen. Near Bingen, the Benedictine abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) founded the Rupertsberg monastery. The soils consist of quartzite and slate on the lower Nahe, porphyry, melaphyr and mottled sandstone on the middle Nahe, and weathered soil, sandstone, loess and loam near Bad...

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