The Dönnhoff family first came to the Nahe region over 200 years ago and after establishing a modest farm, slowly evolved into a full-fledged wine estate. Helmut Dönnhoff has been making the wine since 1971 and now his son Cornelius works alongside in the winery and in their 25 hectares of Erste Lage vineyards. Their holdings represent some of the best in the Nahe and all of Germany.
Oberhäuser Leistenberg, the oldest vineyard held by the family, is a steep southeasterly facing slope with grey clay slate soil. The morning sun dries the grapes, keeping them healthy; while the afternoon sun is not so direct, allowing the grapes to ripen for a very long time without becoming overripe. A perfect vineyard for Kabinett wines!
Fermented and matured in stainless steel vats and large oak barrels.
Traditional, precise Kabinett with delicate slate aromatics. Nuanced finesse and spicy acidity.
Origin: Nahe / Germany