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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  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Pinot Blanc

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

  • Gewürztraminer

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

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  • ...Domaine de la Croix Senaillet, 2008, and Domaine Brunet Pinot Noir, 2008.  My backup wines include Hugl Gruner Veltliner and a Domaine Guilliman.  All purchased at Calvert Woodley, in Washington, DC. Read More

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  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Blanc Alsace Aoc 2009

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    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 ... Read More

    Wine review by danieboi


  • I'm thinking white is too weak red is too strong Is there anything worth drinking in the blushes Read More

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  • Once a week I make dinner for my family and I've recently started with pairing wine to the main course.  I am a relatively new drinker to wine (I've noticed I like Reislings and Shiraz) but my mother has been drinking it for years.My problem is that I want to see if I can pair the same wine with two different meals.  I intend on making skirt ste... Read More

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  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Gris Alsace Aoc Cuvée Romanus 2008

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

    Wine review by Val13


  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Gris Alsace Aoc Cuvée Romanus 2008

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

    Wine review by CinfulGentleman


  • Lucien Albrecht Gewürztraminer Alsace Aoc Reserve 2005

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    Lots of honey and honeycomb, beeswax and dried apricots on the nose. Off-dry on the palate, with just a kiss of oak and lots of honey and spices like allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. This wine is huge for a Gewurztraminer, and has a chewy characteristic. Voluptuous and curvy, it's definitely not your typical Gewurztraminer, it's pure Als... Read More

    Wine review by jfitz1275


  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Noir Crémant d'Alsace Brut Rosé NV

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    No written review

    Wine review by ce76


  • Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose' NV

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    I simply just love this! I used to drink only Veuve Cliquot but those days of paying that high of a price are long gone since discovering this hidden gem! Delicious! Read More

    Wine review by BlondeWinegirliegirl


  • Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose' NV

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    Wine review by BlondeWinegirliegirl


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