Groebe's Kirchspiel Spätlese 2011 to 1983
29 Mar 2013 by Michael Schmidt
You are never too old to learn, unless, obviously, you think you know it all already. Fortunately a natural curiosity about wine has so far saved me from joining the latter category. Mention the village of Westhofen in Rheinhessen and wine enthusiasts will smack their lips in anticipation of fine Riesling wines from such stellar producers as Klaus Peter Keller or Philipp Wittmann. To some, Friedrich Groebe may not have the same ring to his name, but that says more about the modesty of the man than the quality of his wines. On various occasions I have spotted members of estates such as Hermann Dönnhoff, Robert Weil and Schlossgut Diel...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10664 articles (two new most days) and 99465 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson