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Lucien Albrecht Brut Blanc de Blancs Crémant d'Alsace NV

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Lucien Albrecht is one of the most distinguished and long standing brands in Alsace and his goal is to always "respect the grapes" and to respect nature. The Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose is a wonderful representation of the achievement of his goal as it is an exquisite sparkling wine encompassing all the unique and amazing qulities of the Alsace terroir.

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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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Lucien Albrecht is one of the most distinguished and long standing brands in Alsace and his goal is to always "respect the grapes" and to respect nature. The Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose is a wonderful representation of the achievement of his goal as it is an exquisite sparkling wine encompassing all the unique and amazing qulities of the Alsace terroir.

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