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2001 H. Donnhoff Oberhauser Leistenberg Riesling Auslese


Lightly creased label; lightly soiled label; AP# 15

ITEM 3558935 - Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar.

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Blanquito $25 $0
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95The Wine Advocate

...This medium to full-bodied wine of huge breadth has superb focus and concentration. Pure flavors of smoky minerals and botrytis can be detected in its silky-textured, rich,and complex personality as well as in its admirably long finish.

95Wine Spectator

Distinctive flavors of coconut, vanilla, grapefruit and lemon candy mingle with the firm structure...

*IWC - David Schildknecht

Firmly slatey and bright, with grapefruit, honey, licorice and a hint of vanilla. Tensile, with tautness of acidity strikingly juxtaposed to ripe fruit and high residual sugar.


H. Donnhoff

H. Donnhoff is a 32-acre estate in Oberhausen/Nahe, in southwestern Germany. The appellation is the very small Nahe appellation, and Helmut Donnhoff has been making noteworthy wines on his steep hillside vineyards there for more than 30 years. The estate itself has been in his family since 1750. Vineyards are planted to 75% Riesling, 25% Weissburgunder and Granburgunder. About 7,000 bottles are produced annually. Wine writer Hugh Johnson described Helmut Donnhoff as having “a fanatical commitment to quality, and a remarkable natural talent for winemaking.” The estate’s Rieslings are considered among the world’s best.



White Wine, Riesling, Auslese

This white variety originated in Germany. It’s known for its strong flowery aromas and high acidity. Please note Rieslings can have dramatic differences as the grape can be used to make dry, semi-sweet, sweet and sparkling wines.