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WTN: Eternal youth

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David M. Bueker


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WTN: Eternal youth

by David M. Bueker » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:59 pm

2011 Dönnhoff Riesling - Germany, Nahe (10/10/2018)
From a bottle I moved into insanely cold professional storage on release, this was youthful to the point of immortality. I would not say it hadn't budged, but if someone had told me it was a current vintage, I would not have questioned it. That being said, it was delicious, integrated, just above off-dry, and showing plenty of palate freshness despite being from a lower acid vintage. Citrus fruit glides on a gossamer latticework, carried by icy cold water over stones smoothed by the passage of time. Drink now through forever.
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