White - Off-dry

1991 Schloss Schönborn Hochheimer Hölle Riesling Spätlese

Riesling

  • Germany
  • Rheingau
Drink between 2008 - 2021 (Edit)
CT90.7 16 reviews
1991
Label borrowed from 1994
1994
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • tcarter Likes this wine: 92 points

    October 25, 2019 - Really nice. Not as sweet as the ‘92 Auslese we had next to it, but that’s to be expected from the Spatlese. Well Balanced.

  • CondorKhan wrote: 93 points

    August 19, 2018 - Very much still alive. Maybe a bit further into the oxidation scale than the previous bottle but otherwise the notes match.

    Dried apricot, peaches, smoke. Candied orange peel and a bit of bruised apple. Stunningly complex.

    Finishes with intense citric acidity.

  • rexmerlot wrote: 90 points

    January 15, 2016 - Clear golden in color. Clean nose of apple, honey, and petrol. Off dry, med acidity, med body. Honey, floral, and Apple on palate. Nice finish. Great acidity still in wine, and still lots of fruit. Not for everyone, but I really enjoyed.

  • NineteenEightyTwo Likes this wine: 91 points

    January 11, 2015 - Medium-dark gold color. Mature nose of petrol and honey, with a fresh aroma of honeysuckle. The wine starts sweet on the palate but gains complexity as it moves towards the back of the mouth, finishing with a lingering aftertaste of Meyer lemon and some residual acidity. This is a little too off-dry to pair with main dishes, but would make a lovely digestif. Drinking just fine right now; I'd consume any more while there is still acidic support remaining.

  • KenPlace wrote: 90 points

    September 26, 2014 - This is an old Spatlese, that tastes quite dry. It has a beautiful golden color, obvious oxidation, but remains with great acidity. This is an acquired taste.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1991
  • Type White - Off-dry
  • Producer Schloss Schönborn
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Spätlese
  • Vineyard Hochheimer Hölle
  • Country Germany
  • Region Rheingau
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation n/a
  • UPC Code 767946206292

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  • In Cellars 17 (28%)
  • Consumed 44 (72%)

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