2008 Schloss Reinhartshausen Erbacher Hohenrain Riesling

Pale but very bright golden in color. The nose is very quite floral, white flowers over stone fruit. Just-ripe peach, some apples, and honeysuckle lead on the palate. It is a bit flaccid on the mid-palate, then picks back up with some lemon-citrus tart on the finish. Off-dry, it pairs well with a lobster roll to pair sweet to sweet, or spicy fried oysters for contrast. Recommended. DH

WHO: Schloss Reinhartshausen
WHAT: Riesling
WHERE: Rheingau, Germany
VINEYARD: Erbacher Hohenrain
WHEN: 2008
HOW MUCH: $19 (Media sample)

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