Donnhoff Tonschiefer Riesling Dry Slate 2016, Nahe, Germany
From the clay-slate soils of Leistenberg vineyard,a superb dry and elegant wine, floral, a lot of finesse and crisp acidity. A tasteful appeal.
Blend - 100% Reisling fermented and matured in stainless steel vats and large oak barrels.
Winemaker - Dönnhoff’s holdings represent some of the best vineyards in the Nahe & all of Germany. Cornelius Dönnhoff farms ten different Grand Cru sites, including a majority of the top-rated Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle and Oberhäuser Brücke Monopole and is certified Fair N Green sustainable.The sloping vineyards of the Leistenberg are characterised predominantly by clay slate soils. This dry, blackish-grey slate is perfect for producing superbly elegant wines. A characterful dry Riesling wine from these soils are therefore named after this ancient rock. Tonschiefer translates as clay slate.
Alcohol percentage – 12%
Vegan and Vegetarian