White - Off-dry

2009 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Spätlese

Riesling

  • Germany
  • Nahe
Drink between 2015 - 2032 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 63

  • dream Likes this wine: (87 points)

    February 17, 2017 - Lovely wine with delicious ripe flavors of honeysuckle and sweet apricot but it doesn't possess the bracing acidity that I look for in a spatlese-level wine. Finishes rather sweet but with good complexity and nice mineral notes. Better for me in higher acid vintages.

  • aagrawal wrote: (92 points)

    January 28, 2017 - German Wine Society (San Francisco): Yellow-golden; a bit more funky/earthy, minerally, some fruit as well; palate is slightly sweet, medium acid, nice fruit flavors; medium-plus finish. Very nice complexity and depth compared to the 2009 Emrich Schonleber, slightly less acid than the comparison wine but overall well integrated together. 92

  • chatters wrote:

    November 29, 2016 - It's not often that words fail me but suffice say this is superb and that is all I need to say...

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • chatters wrote:

    October 30, 2016 - Coravin fun - German Riesling tasting...then drinking! (E & M's in the rocks, Sydney): From Coravin. sweet spice, apple, very slight wet stone, very slight pineapple and almost marzipan quality. Zestily acidic, off dry, muted spice apple. Long. Pleasant

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • dream wrote: (88 points)

    October 28, 2016 - Nice but a bit too sweet to me for a Spatlese. Warm vintage that lacks great acidity.

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  • By Joel B. Payne
    January/February 2011, IWC Issue #154 (link)

    (Donnhoff Niederhauser Hermannshohle Riesling Spatlese) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    6/10/2010 (link)

    (Dönnhoff, Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Spätlese Nahe White) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    5/26/2010 (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2010, Issue #26, The 2009ers from Germany- Another Absolutely Stellar Vintage That Will Give the 2007ers A Run For Their Money

    (Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Spätlese- Weingut Dönnhoff) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type White - Off-dry
  • Producer Dönnhoff
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Spätlese
  • Vineyard Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle
  • Country Germany
  • Region Nahe
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation n/a

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 57 (5%)
  • In Cellars 999 (81%)
  • Consumed 174 (14%)

Food Pairing

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Apperitif, curries, seafood

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