Lucien Albrecht

03 89 76 95 18 9, Grand'rue
Orschwihr, 685000
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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 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 Read more »

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  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Lucien Albrecht Riesling Réserve 2010

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    Lighter nose of stone and petrol and lime aromas. Some hints of spring flowers. Dry and delicious. Always enjoy this wine. Nice spice and mineral notes with wonderful texture, good structure with flavors of pear, lychee and lime zest. 93 pts.4/20/13 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Hey all,  I'm really just getting started with wine but i've been drinking/tasting seriously for about a year now. I will be graduating in a couple of weeks and I figure it is a good opportunity to buy my first batch expensive bottles since normally i dont exceed $25 in my tasting.Since it is my graduation, excessive drinking is likely to take p... Read More

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  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Gris Alsace Aoc Cuvée Romanus 2008

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace NV

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    colour is straw,nose is very yeasty!! fruity, very light citrus.taste is med body, green apple, white flowers, white peachlong dry finish, beautiful carbonation!!! it barley stays liquid in the mouth Read More

    Wine review by wine lover77


  • Pinot Blanc is the lost sibling of the Pinot family.We’re all familiar ... pepper finale. 88pts 2010 Lucien Albrecht Pinot Blanc Cuvee Balthazar 13% $13This has rather impressive and fresh sweet apple, mango and mint aromas on the nose with top notes of honeycomb and sweet flowers. In the mouth, this tends to the soft and broad style, with ple... Read More

    From the article Pinot Blanc, It Ain't all Gris.


  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Blanc Alsace Aoc Cuvée Balthazar 2010

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    This has rather impressive and fresh sweet apple, mango and mint aromas on the nose with top notes of honeycomb and sweet flowers. In the mouth, this tends to the soft and broad style, with plenty of ripe apple fruit underlain with some mineral notes. A touch of treacle on the back end adds a slight sweetness to the modest mineral and lime finis... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Blanc Alsace Aoc Cuvée Balthazar 2010

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    Uchi, August 10, 2012. Mom, Dad and Sarah Read More

    Wine review by dosequisXX


  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Gris Alsace Aoc Cuvée Romanus 2010

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    this is the perfect sushi wine. goes great with soy sauce and wasabi! Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2


  • Lucien Albrecht Riesling Réserve 2008

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    This one has a great creaminess to it, with sour apple on the nose and a very lovely creaminess. Enjoyable coconut finish. Read More

    Wine review by Wayne Stainrook


  • Lucien Albrecht Gewürztraminer Alsace Aoc Reserve 2009

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    My favorite wine to date. Extremely smooth and easy to drink. sweet but not overly sweet. Very little sourness (to my liking) and has just the right amount of body and acidity. A very well balanced wine. Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108


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