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    2016 Donnhoff Felsenberg Riesling Grosses Gewachs

    Nahe, GERMANY
    $160. 00 Bottle
    $1920.00 Dozen
    ABV: 13%
    Closure: Cork

    Other Reviews...
    Unexpectedly charming on the nose for a wine from volcanic soil this has stunning grapefruit and lime character. Then just when you think it’s a nice guy the totally radical, smoky and mineral finish comes through to remind you how strong nature can be! Drink now or hold.
    97 points
    Stuart Pigott - jamessuckling.com

    From Schlossböckelheim's stony, volcanic soils, the 2016 Nahe Riesling Felsenberg "GG" 'Felsentürmchen' offers a very pure and delicate bouquet of crushed stones and ripe seed fruits. Lush and intense on the palate with generous but finessed fruit, this is a very elegant and well-structured Riesling with great balance and a long, salty-piquant finish. Very long and powerful yet pure and very charming.
    93+ points
    Stephan Reinhardt - Wine Advocate #235 (Mar 2018)

    Nose, with a hint of hazelnuts, promises a particularly dense wine. Broad and confident with some real richness as well as massive acidity. This one should run and run.
    17/20 points
    Jancis Robinson