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 Vintage2009 Label 1 of 2 
TypeWhite
ProducerWeingut Reinhold Haart
VarietyRiesling
DesignationKabinett
VineyardPiesporter Gräfenberg
CountryGermany
RegionMosel Saar Ruwer
SubRegionn/a
Appellationn/a
UPC Code(s)767946109418

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2012 and 2020 (based on 4 user opinions)

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 90.7 pts. and median of 91 pts. in 9 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by wineshlub on 7/24/2014 & rated 92 points: Popped and poured. Sweet aroma of brown sugar and flowers. Rich flavors of peach, minerals, touch of petrol. Lingering and beautiful peach almond finish.

Slightly quirky, but delicious, flavors. On the sweet side of the Kabinett spectrum. Good balance, a little soft but tolerably so. Great structure. Going strong, should continue to develop. (580 views)
 Tasted by Matt Scott on 2/16/2013 & rated 91 points: Pure petrol, almond, orange chicken, lemon grass and chalk. Lively acidity and a tapered, yet soft palate. Very refreshing and striking. Drink now - 2024. (1510 views)
 Tasted by StefanAkiko on 6/8/2012 & rated 88 points: Mastodont: Mosel from 2009 (Hemmavid): Non-Blind. Had immediately.
Coming from the previous wines, the nose job here becomes one of detecting kerosene... Overly distinct kerosene on the nose affects also the palate in an almost foul way. However, on the palate this wine manages to maintain interesting aspects. A very interesting wine... (1899 views)
 Tasted by jkline on 7/26/2011: Not sure how to score. Overwhelming sulphur nose. But man, on the palate this thing is racy..... but still balanced, soft and smooth. hoping the sulpher burns off. (2193 views)
 Tasted by jahlove on 6/1/2011: Pure Mosel deliciousness. Nothing additional to add to what's already here except that there was a note of car exhaust that I get a lot of times with young JJs. Incredible value with nothing but upside. I believe this is definitely an undervalued offering. (2333 views)
 Tasted by jkline on 11/20/2010 & rated 92 points: I agree with john gilman--- deep and complex nose of delicious apples, peaches, orange blossoms and gentle bass notes of slate and petrol. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, crisp and juicy, with a lovely core of fruit, fine filigree and impressive length.

on the 2nd day the sweetness mellowed out and became crisp and limey. (2376 views)
 Tasted by Badfish on 10/30/2010 & rated 90 points: Oktoberfest: 2009 Germans (Wine Exchange - Orange, CA): Superb delicate tones on the nose here with notes of soft citrus, minerals, and sulfur. On the palate there is a sweet texture, solid acid tension, and great density. The flavors are complex with notes of stone fruits, funk, and heady stones through the finish. This wine is in a brutally embryonic stage but it has a lot of potential. (2166 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Jean Fisch and David Rayer
Mosel Fine Wines, Oct 2010, Issue No 13
(Reinhold Haart Piesporter Grafenberg Riesling Kabinett) Login and sign up and see review text.
By Michael Schmidt
JancisRobinson.com (6/19/2010)
(Reinhold Haart, Piesporter Grafenberg Riesling Kabinett Mosel White) Subscribe to see review text.
By John Gilman
View From the Cellar, Mar/Apr 2010, Issue #26, The 2009ers from Germany- Another Absolutely Stellar Vintage That Will Give the 2007ers A Run For Their Money
(Piesporter Gräfenberg Riesling Kabinett- Weingut Reinhold Haart) Login and sign up and see review text.
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Riesling

Varietal character (Appellation America) | A short history of Riesling (Uncork) | Riesling (wikipedia)

Kabinett

Lowest must sugar content of Prädikat designation resulting in light wines, typically semi-sweet with crisp acidity.

Germany

Wines of Germany | The Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates (VDP) | How to read a German wine label | Geographical Information Down to Single Vineyards

Mosel Saar Ruwer

Starting in 2007 the German wine authorities have changed labeling laws to rename all of the Mosel-Saar-Ruwer wines to just "Mosel." This puts this and other database driven sites in a difficult spot, as millions of old wine label reflect the former labeling. As described here, CellarTracker has elected to remain with the old labeling for a number of years to avoid confusion. At some point we will switch over to just "Mosel" but not for a few years at least.
Mosel WeinKulturland (Moselwein e.V.)

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