Again, no blatant botrytis, no candy or syrup, just a deepening of the Spät, a strange and haunting meld of peacefulness
and energy, a glowy endorphin calm, a salt-plum wash, deliberate rivulets down the sides of the tongue; a wine that's both
in the zone and also constitutes the zone, with a suavity that isn't cocky.
Elegant aromas of cherry, apple blossom and hazelnut covered by a fine veil of honeyed botrytis. Sweet, creamy peach flavor strongly tinged by herbs, nuts and vanilla. Very well-balanced wine with a nice underlying sense of slate and impressive length.
The Donnhoff family first came to the Nahe region over 200 years ago, and after establishing a modest farm slowly evolved into a full-fledged wine estate. Helmut Donnhoff has been making the wine since 1971, and now his son Cornelius works alongside in the winery and in their 25 hectares of Erste Lage, or grand cru vineyards. Their holdings represent some of the best in the Nahe and all of Germany. Oberhauser Leistenberg, the oldest... View More