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2011 Weingut Donnhoff Niederhauser Hermannshohle Riesling Spatlese, Nahe, Germany

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Ownership: Helmut Donnhoff

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $55   From: $50   To: $66

Search Rank 1973 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 1973rd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 2140th

Score: 92. When to drink: 2013 to 2038
The Wine-Searcher score of 92/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
96/100   2013 to 2038
93/100 (9 notes from 9 users )    
92/100    
91/100    
16.5/20   2013 to 2024
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Price History for 2011 Weingut Donnhoff Niederhauser Hermannshohle Riesling Spatlese, Nahe, Germany
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Grape Variety: Riesling

Riesling is a light-skinned, aromatic grape of German origin which is - if the majority of top wine critics are to be believed - the world's finest white wine grape variety.

For many, the claim above may seem at odds with the sea of chaptalized, low-quality wine exported from Germany in the late 20th century. In truth, very little of that infamous wine was Riesling at all (Riesling became a scapegoat for higher-yielding grapes such as Muller-Thurgau and Silvaner), but the reputation has nonetheless stuck. No less unshakeable a stereotype is of Riesling as just a 'sweet' grape, used only to make sticky wines. Although founded on a basic truth ( ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Niederhausen wine region

    Niederhausen is an acclaimed wine-growing town in Nahe, Germany. Like the greater Nahe region, Niederhausen hosts a variety of different soil types, with each vineyard expressing individual nuances.

    The Nahe river frames this area by forming a southern boundary line with sufficient depression to allow for steep, south-facing vineyards that are critical to the production of quality wine in Nahe. Riesling accounts for the vast majority of planting, with Sylvaner, Grauer Burgunder and Weissburgunder the other white varieties planted. ... more

  • Nahe wine region

    Nahe is a relatively small wine-growing region in Germany, with around 10,400 acres (4200ha) of vineyard in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The region shares borders with Rheinhessen to the east, Rheingau to the north-east and ... more

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