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2006 Donnhoff Norheimer Kirschheck Riesling Spatlese
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January/February 2008

($50) Pale golden yellow with green reflections. Subdued aromas of primrose, lemon oil and sage. Pure, polished apricot pit flavor with refined minerality. Delicate and quite long.

93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Light almost Mosel color. Fresh flowery aroma of nectarine key-lime fruit-salad. Palate of white peach anjou pear fruit salad/quince & hint of Nahe Cinnamon spice. Light for Donnhoff, but great balance & some persistence. The glass returns to your lips soon as it hits the table. 91 points *BTW - Don't like having to include star rating, which I don't use, like, or find very useful.


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German vintners and Germany's wine law have often been their own worst enemies, and consumers understandably bemoan the unintelligibility of the labels as well as the mediocre quality of so many commercial-grade wines. It is a shame if this situation acts as a barrier to appreciating some of the world's most distinctive and versatile wines.
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The Riesling grape may scare away some wine novices. In Germany, where the grape reaches its finest expression, labels hew to a rigid, abstruse set of classifications, leaving newcomers with little idea what they may be looking at. Furthermore, many wine drinkers' early experiences with sweet wines from Germany (think Blue Nun), have not been especially rewarding. We say that it's your loss if you continue to fear the...
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