Lucien Albrecht Gewürztraminer Alsace Aoc Reserve 2008

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One of our ìbest sellingî sparkling wines at Carpe Vino is the Lucien Albrecht Brut Rose, so we were confident when we tried this gewurtz that it would be another winner! Absolutely delicious and versatile wine for your Thanksgiving dinner, offering harmonious flavors of lemon, pear and quince. Beautiful balance and weight! <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><br/><br/>

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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: Val13
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4.50 5
09/23/2010

Not much nose, which keeps this from being a five. Buttery/rich palate/texture, with sweet apple notes and assertive but balanced acidic backbone.


Snooth User: CinfulGentleman
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4.00 5
07/24/2010

Light smooth and not a hint of green to be found. Good with light seafood.


Snooth User: Barberolo
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3.50 5
01/01/2013

Three and a half glasses



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One of our ìbest sellingî sparkling wines at Carpe Vino is the Lucien Albrecht Brut Rose, so we were confident when we tried this gewurtz that it would be another winner! Absolutely delicious and versatile wine for your Thanksgiving dinner, offering harmonious flavors of lemon, pear and quince. Beautiful balance and weight! <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><br/><br/>

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