For Valentine’s Day, we are fortunate to have Cornelius Dönnhoff, who has recently taken over the helm from his father as winemaker of Weingut Hermann Dönnhoff, to share with us the highly revered Rieslings from his estate.
Dönnhoff is a winery in Oberhausen, in the wine-growing region of Nahe, Germany. The Dönnhoff family has been making wine in this region since 1750 and is regarded as one of the greatest Riesling producers in the world.
Robert Parker describes Dönnhoff as a “superstar” in the Nahe region with “extraordinary vineyards” and has rated the Dönnhoff Eiswin 100 points. Cornelius Dönnhoff was named the Winemaker of the Year in 2014 by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Located in Oberhausen, Dönnhoff spans over 25 hectares of vineyards of mainly volcanic and slate soils with 80% Riesling and 20% Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris of 15-60 years of age being planted. Dönnhoff philosophy is that it is not only the terroir, but also the long history of the earth itself and the commitment of the people who work it, that makes exceptional wines. Dönnhoff produces structured and precise dry, as well as luscious sweet wines, from several top sites in Nahe including Hermannshöhle, Dellchen, Felsenberg, Leistenberg, Brücke, and Kirschheck, all with their own distinct terroir, personality and centuries-long history.
For this dinner, we will explore the top dry Rieslings of Dönnhoff from their three Grosses Gewächs (GG) or Grand Cru vineyards, including their flagship Hermannshöhle. These will be paired with the excellent Shanghainese dishes from Imperial Treasure Shanghai Cuisine. Imperial Treasure Shanghai Cuisine has won numerous accolades for its fine and authentic cuisine.
We are grateful to Wein & Vin and Mr Cornelius Dönnhoff for making this event possible.
Members will have priority over guests during the first 48 hours after the sending out of this Bulletin. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
The Society proudly presents
An Exclusive Valentine’s Day Dinner with Dönnhoff at Imperial Treasure Shanghai
Date: 14 February 2015 (Saturday) -- Valentine’s Day
Venue: Imperial Treasure Shanghai Cuisine
Takashimaya Shopping Centre #04-22
391 Orchard Road
Time: Aperitif – 7.30pm; Dinner – 8pm
Price: S$140 (members); S$170 (guests)
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Limited to 28 Pax
Bookings and reservations: Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations. PLEASE NOTE: Reservations WILL NOT be considered confirmed unless the attached Booking Form together with Payment is received by 6th February 2015.
Deep Fried Silver Fish，Agate Egg Roll，Jelly Fish with Spring Onion and
Zhenjiang Pork Aspic
Falsenberg Riesling GG 2012
Falsenberg Riesling GG 2011
Ji Cai & Yellow Croaker fish Thick Soup
Sauteed Boston Lobster Fillet with Honey Peas & Egg White in Black Truffle Oil
Dellchen Riesling GG 2012
Smoked Eel with Tea Leaves
Dellchen Riesling GG 2011
Steamed Xiao Long Bao Mixed Pan Fried Pork Dumpling
Hermannshöhle Riesling GG 2012
Stewed Pork Belly with Buns in Shanghai Style
Hermannshöhle Riesling GG 2011
Dried Noodles with Scallion
Red Dates Pastry Mixed Osmanthus Jelly