2014 Donnhoff Norheimer Kirschheck Riesling Spatlese
Riesling - 750ML
2014 Donnhoff Norheimer Kirschheck Riesling Spatlese
  • VN 92
  • WS 92
  • JR 91
  • WA 91

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Reg: $39.94

$27.94

This product is
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VN 92
Vinous, May 2016
A head-turning nose of cherry and apple with their flowers incorporates intimations of mint and cress. This combination serves for a succulently fruity and coolingly herbal impression on the silky mid-palate that...   A head-turning nose of cherry and apple with their flowers incorporates intimations of mint and cress. This combination serves for a succulently fruity and coolingly herbal impression on the silky mid-palate that simultaneously invigorates thanks to nips of fruit pit, pips and cress. Prominent sweetness complements the wine’s effusive fruitiness while its piquant and incisive elements supply welcome contrast leading into a lusciously lingering finish. -- David Schildknecht  
WS 92
Wine Spectator, June 2016
Intense lemon-lime and grapefruit flavors are accented by red peach and wild cherry notes that are smooth and well-spiced, with hibiscus tea details on the fresh finish. Elegant and refined. Drink now through 2024. 150...   Intense lemon-lime and grapefruit flavors are accented by red peach and wild cherry notes that are smooth and well-spiced, with hibiscus tea details on the fresh finish. Elegant and refined. Drink now through 2024. 150 cases imported. –KM  
JR 91
Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, April 2015
The aromatic fruit of the Kirschheck is not trying to overwhelm with exuberant fragrance but titillates with delightful delicacy. Peach, grapefruit and orange share the spoils on the palate and are accompanied by a...   The aromatic fruit of the Kirschheck is not trying to overwhelm with exuberant fragrance but titillates with delightful delicacy. Peach, grapefruit and orange share the spoils on the palate and are accompanied by a distinctive but nevertheless gentle dash of minerality. A perfectly proportioned Spätlese, which gets the gastric juices flowing. (MS) 17.5/20  
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2016
The 2014 Riesling Spätlese Norheimer Kirschheck is pure and salty on the nose, which displays sweet cherry and very fine botrytis aromas. It's just a perfect combination of slate and fine Riesling flavors. Dönnhoff...   The 2014 Riesling Spätlese Norheimer Kirschheck is pure and salty on the nose, which displays sweet cherry and very fine botrytis aromas. It's just a perfect combination of slate and fine Riesling flavors. Dönnhoff estimates the botrytis part around 30%. Round and sweet on the plate, very juicy and sensual, but with a piquant and salty finish, this is a lovely, stimulating Spätlese with some super ripe banana flavors. The finish is fine, salty and really stimulating. - Stephan Reinhardt  
Category Description
Color & Type White
Varietal Riesling
Country Germany
Region Nahe
Sub-region Norheim
Vintage 2014
Size 750ML