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Lucien Albrecht Pinot Blanc Alsace Aoc 2011

Member Review by danieboi:

OK, this might be the worst wine I've ever had given it's supposed potential. That is, it's not Alice White; It's got some pedigree - esteemed "house" from France, etc... But one day after opening it, it was a mix of gentle floral hints and vomit. Even on the first day, it was kind of gross. I have tried this wine a few times, and each time I end up saying Yuck.

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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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Snooth User: danieboi
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0.50 5
Vintage: 2009 11/19/2010

OK, this might be the worst wine I've ever had given it's supposed potential. That is, it's not Alice White; It's got some pedigree - esteemed "house" from France, etc... But one day after opening it, it was a mix of gentle floral hints and vomit. Even on the first day, it was kind of gross. I have tried this wine a few times, and each time I end up saying Yuck.


Snooth User: InWineTruth
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2.50 5
Vintage: 2008 11/27/2010

Bright honey straw, with aromas of green melon rind and apples, brought together on the palate with moderately bright acid and a kiss of minerality.

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Snooth User: McGhorm
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2008 12/10/2009

Clear; moderate- intensity; pale straw to a watery rim indicates youth; Moderate viscosity. Healthy; moderate+ intensity; low+ development; aromas of honey(mead), lemon, fresh cut flowers, cucumber. Dry; high acidity, 0 tannin; moderate+ alcohol; High intensity; light+ body; fruit flavors of lemon and honey; moderate finish. Bought at Fred Meyer



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