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Review 2018 Donnhoff Felsenberg Riesling GG 750ml

2018 Donnhoff Felsenberg Riesling GG 750ml

$65.00
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A very old and famous site, splendidly located on a steep southern slope. The vines grow under extreme conditions in weathered volcanic porphyry soil. The stony ground heats quickly during the day, and that warmth produces characteristic Rieslings with a
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A very old and famous site, splendidly located on a steep southern slope. The vines grow under extreme conditions in weathered volcanic porphyry soil. The stony ground heats quickly during the day, and that warmth produces characteristic Rieslings with a racy fruitiness and mineral acidity, internationally recognized for their distinctive flinty aromas. At the heart of this fantastic vineyard stands our Felsentürmchen (“small rock tower”). The mineral-rich Felsenberg grapes undergo an intense selective harvest and their wines bear the symbol of the Felsentürmchen.

A great dry Riesling, very complex, displaying great, smoky crystallized minerality with a flinty character – unmistakably Felsenberg.

“A spindrift of porphyry, this one is as strict and un-exotic at this early stage as any previous vintage I’ve tasted at this time. It’s allspice and coriander instead of cloves and cinnamon. Really esoterically salty. I wonder if it will locate its wicca soul down the road…” Terry Theise