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Lucien Albrecht Brut Blanc de Blancs NV

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The history of Lucien Albrecht dates back many generations to the 15th century. In the present the cellar houses large oak barrels as old as 1827. The golden rule of Lucien Albrecht Estate has been: Respect the grape. Keeping with that rule the grapes are grown and harvested with meticulous care. Domaine Lucien Albrecht exists in Orschwir France one of the most prestigious Alsace Terroirs.

Region: France » Champagne

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Color: White
Varietal: Chardonnay
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Lucien Albrecht:
The history of the Albrecht family as winegrowers can be traced back to 1425 with Romanu Albrecht, who was established in the town of Thann. The fifteenth century was golden era for the Alsace wines and it was during this period that the winegrowers guild of Alsace was founded. Each year, the most deserving vinegrower was elected by the guild of the winegrowers as Bangard, a highly respected po... Read more
The history of the Albrecht family as winegrowers can be traced back to 1425 with Romanu Albrecht, who was established in the town of Thann. The fifteenth century was golden era for the Alsace wines and it was during this period that the winegrowers guild of Alsace was founded. Each year, the most deserving vinegrower was elected by the guild of the winegrowers as Bangard, a highly respected positions. It was held by 8 generations of Albrecht's, between 1520 and 1698. Domaine Albrecht experienced a major development under the guidance of Lucien Albrecht, the father of Jean, to become one of the most important in Alsace with holdings in 9 villages surounding Orschwihr. Lucien Albrecht, extended the winery with new cellars and expanded the sales of his wines in bottles. In 1972, Lucien Albrecht was also a pioneer of Cremand d'Alsace. Today the Cremant is one of their specialities and a major part of the business. 150 years were needed to make up the Domaine Albrecht located in the very best Alsace terroirs. Jean Albrecht is now the ninth generation settled in Orschwihr, leading the Domaine. Read less

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Source: Melange Wines
10/06/2009

The history of Lucien Albrecht dates back many generations to the 15th century. In the present the cellar houses large oak barrels as old as 1827. The golden rule of Lucien Albrecht Estate has been: Respect the grape. Keeping with that rule the grapes are grown and harvested with meticulous care. Domaine Lucien Albrecht exists in Orschwir France one of the most prestigious Alsace Terroirs.


External Review
Source: Melange Wines
10/06/2009

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The history of Lucien Albrecht dates back many generations to the 15th century. In the present the cellar houses large oak barrels as old as 1827. The golden rule of Lucien Albrecht Estate has been: Respect the grape. Keeping with that rule the grapes are grown and harvested with meticulous care. Domaine Lucien Albrecht exists in Orschwir France one of the most prestigious Alsace Terroirs.

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