Riesling "Vinothek," Nikolaihof
Organic

Riesling "Vinothek," Nikolaihof - 1997

Item # 23268 750mL

This singular estate has been holding certain wines back, in cask. This aged for 16 years in 3500 liter old oak casks and is comprised of the best grapes of the harvest. For the collector, the connoisseur and the lover of aged Riesling.

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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