Tasting Note                         

90   2007 Karl Joh. Molitor  Hattenheimer Schutzenhaus  Riesling Kabinett (Rheingau) 5/23/09 ($16)

11.5% alc
Color: Light gold. (3.0) Bouquet: Lively minerals with acidity propelled honeysuckle, light honey and white Spring flowers. (3.5) Body: Middleweight with excellent minerals, fruit and a silky, yet lively mouthfeel, supported by very good acidity. Also a slight frizzante. (3.0) Flavor: Parallels bouquet, but not as distinctive or intense. (3.0) Finish: Parallels flavor, but lighter and falls off relatively quickly. Also a little less elegant, showing some dry acidity. (2.5)
Overall: This is charming, showing excellent fruit, acidity and minerals with elegance. Enjoyable by itself or with lighter fare. (15.0)