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Weingut Hermann Dönnhoff
Winery Wines Files 11

White wine 2018 Schlossböckelheim Felsenberg Riesling Grosses Gewächs dry, Nahe, Germany

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #77530102819

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (94 WP)
Last reviewed: 11 September, 2019
Editor note: Very firm, deep nose, still has light yeasty notes, vegetal traces, tranquil, light yellow fruit, prominent mineral notes, hint of poppyseed. Fairly firm again on the palate, tart, juicy fruit, still slightlyyeasty, elegant, firm acidity, ripe tannins provide firm grip, very light hint of bacon and mushrooms, excellent substance and depth, still totally undeveloped, complex, tremendous minerality, floral traces, hint of dark berries, hint of bacon on a very good, long, firm, juicy, gripping 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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