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 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...

  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Chardonnay

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  • Lucien Albrecht Riesling Réserve 2006


    Had this before and it was a very nice riesling. Something must have gone wrong with this bottle though, because it was grassy, tight and sour. All other times, it's been a solid, good example of Alsacean riesling. Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile

  • Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose' NV


    creamy and smooth with berry notes, a more delicate finesse. Read More

    Wine review by atonalprime

  • A "groovy autumn find" from my site Riesling Domaine Dopff (Dopff au Moulin, 12.5%) - lovely nose with floral white peach and developing linseed oil notes; delicate yet quite intense mouthfeel moving on to oilier texture and flavours, and finishing with subtle underlying mineral bite. Drink now although it's still fresh ... Read More

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  • Lucien Albrecht Pinot Blanc Alsace Aoc Cuvée Balthazar 2007


    Melons and cantaloupe on the nose with some classic Alsatian rubbery minerality. Classically oily with firm acids. Fruit of white peaches. Strong peach and nectarine notes on the finish. Well priced. Read More

    Wine review by Philip

  • Lucien Albrecht Gewürztraminer Alsace Aoc 2007


    I don't normally think of gewurtztraminers as being "tropical" but I totally got Hawaiian Punch on the nose. Does not taste how it smells...i thought it would be very tart and dry. Was surprised but not blown away. Read More

    Wine review by simulacrum

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


    Nice delicate rose, well priced, with solid berry flavors and nice bubbles. A nice alternative to Champagne Read More

    Wine review by Philip

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


    A delicate nose of melons. A well priced sparkling wine and a nice cheaper alternative to Champagne. Nice bubbles, rich mouthfeel and a medium intense yeastiness. Read More

    Wine review by Philip

  • Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace NV


    creamy fine bead, citrus cut with mineral, slate, highlights of peach, crisp clean finish. Elegant. Read More

    Wine review by ibex

  • Lucien Albrecht Riesling Réserve 2005


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    Wine review by larockinyc

  • This is a great producer. Very authentic to the style. You will not get a bad bottle. Excellent wine at the price.Jan ManniCS, Court of the Masters Sommeliers Read More

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