2020 Markus Molitor Urziger Wurzgarten Riesling Kabinett

Riesling - 750ML
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WA 95 JS 93
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2022

The 2020 Riesling Ürziger Würzgarten Kabinett (Golden Capsule) is fascinatingly pure, refined and flinty on the deep, complex and concentrated nose that shows crushed flint stone and lemon aromas. Enormously saline and...
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, January 2022

Fresh and subtle nose of peach, chalk and garden herbs. Succulent and racy with medium-dry balance, this Mosel Kabinett has a ton of mineral freshness and energy at the long finish. Drink or hold.


Color & Type White
Varietal Riesling
Country Germany
Region Mosel Saar Ruwer
Sub-region Middle Mosel
Appellation Urzig
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 7.5%
Closure Cork

This exquisite white wine hails from the renowned Markus Molitor winery in Germany's Mosel Saar Ruwer region, specifically the sub-region of Middle Mosel. The 2020 Markus Molitor Urziger Wurzgarten Riesling Kabinett is a true gem that showcases the unique character and exceptional quality of German Rieslings.

In the glass, this Riesling displays a pale golden hue, reflecting its youthful vibrancy. The nose is fresh and subtle, offering delicate aromas of peach, chalk, and garden herbs. It entices the senses with its understated elegance and promises a delightful tasting experience.

On the palate, this Kabinett reveals its true brilliance. It is succulent and racy, with a medium-dry balance that captivates the taste buds. The wine's mineral freshness and energy are truly remarkable, leaving a lasting impression on the palate. The finish is long and satisfying, inviting you to savor every moment.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded this wine an impressive score of 93 points. He praised its freshness, subtlety, and medium-dry balance, noting its abundance of mineral freshness and energy on the finish. Suckling suggests that this wine can be enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment.

Another esteemed critic, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, bestowed an even higher score of 95 points upon this exceptional Riesling. The tasting note describes the wine as fascinatingly pure, refined, and flinty on the nose, with crushed flint stone and lemon aromas. The palate is characterized by its enormous salinity, refinement, and fine phenolics, showcasing the unique terroir of the Wurzgarten vineyard. Parker's review suggests that this Kabinett has the potential to age gracefully.

With an alcohol percentage of 7.5%, this wine embodies the elegance and finesse that German Rieslings are renowned for. It is sealed with a traditional cork closure, symbolizing the winery's commitment to preserving the integrity and quality of their wines.

The 2020 Markus Molitor Urziger Wurzgarten Riesling Kabinett is a true masterpiece that exemplifies the exceptional craftsmanship and dedication of Markus Molitor. This wine is a must-try for any wine enthusiast seeking a remarkable expression of German Riesling at its finest.