2020 - Niederhauser Hermannshöhle Auslese Gold Capsule Dönnhoff
22C0NHAGDH6 _ 2020 - Niederhauser Hermannshöhle Auslese Gold Capsule Dönnhoff - 6x37.5cl
Colour
White
Producer
Helmut Dönnhoff
Region
Nahe
Grape
Riesling
Drinking
2026 - 2060
Case size
6x37.5cl
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2020 NIEDERHAUSER HERMANNSHÖHLE AUSLESE GOLD CAPSULE DÖNNHOFF - 6x37.5cl

Colour
White
Producer
Helmut Dönnhoff
Region
Nahe
Grape
Riesling
Drinking
2026 - 2060
Case size
6x37.5cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £224.04 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • WA

    Wine Advocate, August 2021,
    Score: 98

    The 2020 Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Auslese is another beauty of the domain that has probably bottled one of the finest vintages in history with the 2020s. The nose is pure, fresh and concentrated, with ripe fruit and very fine raisin and citric aromas that are intertwined with sugared grapefruit and crushed slate notes. Mouth-filling, round and delicate on the palate, this is a rich and concentrated yet filigreed and seemingly fragile Auslese that reveals a firm and sustainable mineral structure on the finish that stays on the palate for minutes. Another fantastic, persistently crystalline and salty Auslese from the Hermannshöhle. Drink 2021-2070.

Producer

Helmut Dönnhoff

Dönnhoff is one the best producers in all of Germany and the estate is arguably the most famous outside of the Mosel valley. The family domaine dates from 1750 and is comprised of 28-hectares in the Nahe, a region located southeast of the Mosel. Its climate unexpectedly evokes the Mediterranean, and its soils are comparable to the Mosel with the addition of clay, though not as steep. The combination of these 2 elements seems to give the best of both worlds - the focus and minerality of the Mosel as well as the fleshy fruit of Germany's warmer regions. The vines have been passed on from father to son to grandson and now the fourth generation holds the reins. Cornelius Dönnhoff took over from his father Helmut in 2007 after 8 years of training. Cornelius continues his father's natural (and perfectionsit) winemaking philiopshy, producing wines of extraordinary power, concentration and complexity. Spellbinding and thought-provoking, they are worth discovering.

Region

Nahe

Nahe is located to the south east of the Mosel. Its climate unexpectedly evokes the Mediterranean, and its slate soils are comparable to the Mosel with the addition of clay, though not as steep. The combination of these two elements seems to give the best of both worlds - the focus and minerality of the Mosel as well as the fleshy fruit of Germany's warmer regions.