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2011 Donnhoff Norheimer Kirschheck Riesling Spatlese
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January 2013

Subtle aromas of peach, cinnamon and wild herbs.  The bright pineapple flavor is nicely framed by subtle minerality.  Full-bodied yet elegant on the finish, this riesling is both quite long and eminently drinkable.

93 Points | Wine Spectator
94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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