Jakob Schneider Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Spätlese 2017 750ml - The Grape Tray
Jakob Schneider Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Spätlese 2017 750ml
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Jakob Schneider Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Riesling Spätlese 2017

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750ml

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Category White Wine
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Region Germany, Nahe
Brand Jakob Schneider
Alcohol/vol 8%

Winery Notes:

For over 100 years, the Hermannshöhle has been rated the best site in the Nahe and is therefore the bench mark by which all other vineyards in the region are judged. This site takes its name from a small mine (Höhle which actually means “cave”) in the middle of the hillside. Hermann comes Herms, the Greek guardian of messengers and travelers, which might indicate that at one point this was an area of ancient worship. The soils are mostly black slate mixed with extrusive igneous rock, porphyry and limestone.

James Suckling
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This is a very elegant Spätlese with a ton of peach, nectarine and citrus aromas and a great balance of succulence and vibrancy. So bright and joyful at the finish. Drink or hold, if you can resist it right now.

September 19, 2018