White - Off-dry

2009 Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Spätlese

Riesling

  • Germany
  • Nahe
Drink between 2015 - 2032 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 61

  • 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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  • acyso wrote: (93 points)

    June 25, 2016 - HDH auction tasting at Tru; 6/24/2016-6/25/2016 (Chicago, IL): #12-10, 8.5% abv. Mea culpa. The attitude I had against the 2009 vintage was wrong. This is a delicoius bottle of Spätlese that, despite the obvious signs of Prädikat creep, remains well within the classification of Spätlese. Quite light, but this is immensely sweet at the same time. Crisp, with lots of sweet apple and tropical fruit. No signs of botrytis -- despite the crazy sweetness on this, this is still a clear and crisp bottle of riesling.

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  • Anonymous wrote: (93 points)

    March 27, 2016 - Really liked this - an array of ripe citrus, apple, and other orchard fruits augmented with floral, spicy, and mineral notes, all conveyed with remarkable polish and focus on a lightweight frame. A fantastic Spätlese that has a ton of complexity, but also a sheer lightness and joie de vivre that makes it far too easy to drink.

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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)

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  • 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 58 (5%)
  • In Cellars 993 (82%)
  • Consumed 167 (14%)

Food Pairing

Apperitif, curries, seafood

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