White - Off-dry

2005 Dönnhoff Norheimer Dellchen Riesling Spätlese


  • Germany
  • Nahe
Drink between 2012 - 2027 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 43

  • Rieslingfan wrote:

    October 11, 2015 - This is in a great place right now, still holding onto a full range of fruit favors, while also showing more underlying minerals, and just a touch of a more evolved, smoky element. It's still quite rich, so there' plenty of room for further development. That said I may blow through these pretty quickly, as my wife really likes it!

  • salil wrote: (93 points)

    September 30, 2015 - This is drinking superbly. Packed with bright fruit - an array of ripe apples, peaches, and white cherry flavours, with more savoury smoky and mineral accents augmenting the fruit. Incredibly polished and silky in the mouth with a faintly creamy texture, remarkably light on its feet, and finishing very long.

  • LikeABC Likes this wine:

    March 21, 2015 - starting to shed some baby fat. Good enough acid to make interesting now, but can't wait to try in 3-5 years

  • MRichman wrote:

    March 9, 2015 - Nice. Drinking fine.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    November 30, 2014 - Maybe not as open as it good be but still rather amazing.

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Mosel Fine Wines

  • By Jean Fisch and David Rayer
    Maturing Mosel: 10 years after retrospective of 2005, Issue #27, 3/1/2015 (link)

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  • By Joel B. Payne
    January/February 2007, IWC Issue #130 (link)

    (Hermann Donnhoff Norheimer Dellchen Riesling Spatlese) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    7/24/2006 (link)

    (Dönnhoff, Norheimer Dellchen Riesling Spätlese Nahe White) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2006, Issue #4, The Beautiful Wines of Hermann Dönnhoff

    (Hermann Dönnhoff Norheimer Dellchen Riesling Spätlese) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2006, Issue #2, First Look at the 2005 Vintage in Germany: Six Benchmark Properties

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type White - Off-dry
  • Producer Dönnhoff
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Spätlese
  • Vineyard Norheimer Dellchen
  • Country Germany
  • Region Nahe
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation n/a
  • UPC Code 4260031855345

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 874 (85%)
  • Consumed 152 (15%)

Food Pairing

pork ribs

Who Likes This Wine

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