95 points Mosel Fine Wines
The 2019er Saarburger Rausch Riesling Kabinett was made from fruit picked at 91° Oechsle, and was fermented to almost sweet levels of residual sugar. This wine offers a stunning and tell-tale nose made of white peach, a hint of mint, cucumber, some white flowers, and a touch of whipped cream, all beautifully integrated into some smoky reduction. It is breathtakingly well balanced on the peachy and floral palate, and leaves a gorgeously engaging feel in the long and juicy finish. A touch of cream and apricot blossom adds persistence and some Spätlese Schmelz to this absolutely gorgeous fruity-styled wine. What a great success! 2029-2049"
92+ points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"The 2019 Rausch Riesling Kabinett is intense yet refined and lofty on the nose. Round and sweet on the palate, with a touch of oak, this is a textured and mouth-filling Kabinett with good concentration and nice salinity. This is more lush and concentrated than the Saarburg Kabinett but, at least for the moment, not more Kabinett. 8.5% alcohol. Tasted from AP 05-20 in April 2020."
"AP number 05 20. TA 7.4 g/l, RS 60 g/l.
Not much nose at the moment but very intriguing with hints of minerally overtones. Explosive fruit on the palate that's really finely etched, filigree. Complex impression. Lovely stony dry finish. Really admirable classic Saar wine that blithely ignores the winds of change that have been blowing through Germany's vineyards and cellars! A wine you almost lick rather than drink, it's so slate-driven. 17.5/20 points."
Vinous Reverie Notes
Tasting Notes: A textbook Kabinett: delicately fruity, juicy, and animating, the full Saar package! The wine is characterised by a lively interplay between fruitiness, acidity, and a slight sharpness and has scents of grapefruit and citrus. The taste leaves behind a lasting impression of bitter orange and kumquat; but also due to its laser-sharp cut. The wine is complex, creamy, and very succulent. Food Pairing: Berlin-style calf’s liver; light cheeses; Asian curries.