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2003 Dönnhoff Schloßböckelheimer Kupfergrube Riesling Spätlese
- > Nahe
Community Tasting Notes 26
RSK wrote: (92 points)
January 9, 2014 - Honeysuckle flavors little bit of petrol on the nose. Could use a little more acidity, but that's quibbling.
EMichels wrote: (92 points)
October 16, 2013 - Great nose - nice edge; Great clarity; Excellent fruit; Great interest; Still showing very young
cephomer wrote: (91 points)
September 5, 2013 - Had with sushi. Pale to medium straw color. A bit on the sweet, overly ripe side of the spectrum, no doubt owing to the excessively hot vintage. Bigger & rounder mouthfeel than usual. Didn't have sufficiently crisp acidity to balance vs the fruit as in better vintages, and didn't have overt minerality or petrol qualities that I love about these wines, but was still pleasant enough as this is a fine winemaker. Certainly has some time left so I look forward to revisiting this one down the road to see how it develops/improves.
Rktekt3 wrote: (91 points)
August 7, 2013 - I thought this was a very nice bottle. Hard expressing it as it was my first german riesling. Different from the alsace wines. But i liked it. I had heard it was an off year and it might not be very good by now. I can assure you that it was fine. Open one up if you have the chance.
May 29, 2013 - Beautiful. Had next to the Norheimer Dellchen and it was restrained by comparison. Not very sweet, a little butterscotch flavor, very long finish.
Pro Reviews 2
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By David Schildknecht
January/Feburary 2005, Issue #118 (link)
(Hermann Donnhoff Schlossbockelheimer Kupfergrube Riesling Spatlese) Subscribe to see review text.
By Jancis Robinson, MW
(Dönnhoff, Schlossböckelheimer Kupfergrube Riesling Spätlese Nahe White) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2003
- Type White - Off-dry
- Producer Dönnhoff
- Varietal Riesling
- Designation Spätlese
- Vineyard Schloßböckelheimer Kupfergrube
- Country Germany
- Region Nahe
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation n/a
- Pending Delivery 4 (1%)
- In Cellars 186 (64%)
- Consumed 100 (34%)