Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 148 germ A n Y T he history of n ikolaihof dates back to r oman times, over 2,000 years ago, as the site was hailed as superior for its production of grapes and produce. When the r oman empire fell, winemaking traditions were carried on by m onks that spread throughout the region. i n 1894, the s aahs family purchased the property, and they have maintained a role as guardians of ancient tradition ever since. t o this day, the family has chosen to change very little, from the organic (and now biodynamic) farming of the vineyards, down to the aging of wine in a cellar built over 700 years ago. e xtended wood aging and late releases define the style of n ikolaihof. t hese are wines that require our attention and reward those with an open mind. t his is not your average r iesling nor your average producer, and the v inothek is their pride and joy. ✦ Nikolaihof Riesling v inothek Wachau 1997 SR 97 » $197 "... f ull-bodied, full of finesse and elegant...great intensity, complexity and power on the palate... i t's a great, unique and stimulating wine..." (1660193) g uardians o F a ncien T Tr adi T ion Nikolaihof is far from your average Austrian producer; in fact, they are unique even in a global scheme.

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