Lucien Albrecht

Lucien Albrecht is one of the most distinguished and long standing brands in Alsace. Regarded as a pioneer of viticulture, beginning in 1425 when Romanus Albrecht started the winery, Albrecht is responsible for many advancements and innovations in the region, such as being one of the three founding fathers of the regulated Crémant d'Alsace.
Albrecht's goal is to always "respect the grapes" and to respect nature. Albrecht believes Alsace is truly one of the most versatile and exciting white wine producing regions in the world and looks to share their unique terroir thru their outstanding wines, the wines are perfect examples of the Albrecht style in each varietal and the pinnacle of Alsace quality.

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Lucien Albrecht Gewurztraminer 2017
Lemon oil and Mirabelle plums have a honeyed aspect on the nose, with a whiff of honeysuckle. The sweet palate boosts the yellow plum and pear notes with residual sugar. The finish is rounded and sweet.
Item Number: 33262
Case: $179.40

Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Rose NV
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "Tart red currant, rhubarb and strawberry come together in a very refreshing, rounded and appetizing fashion. The frothy, foaming mousse is exuberant and highlights these strawberry shortcake flavors brilliantly, while a totally dry palate makes sure that this stays classy. This
Item Number: 8818
Case: $191.40

Lucien Albrecht Gewurztraminer 2016
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90Understated Gewurztraminer that has an unusually firm structure and delicate fruit for this grape. Drinks well now but could go another five years.

Lucien Albrecht Gewurztraminer Reserve 2011
" The Gewurztraminer Reserve is made from the best grapes. Bursting with the aroma of honey, red roses and tropical fruit, yet dry and rich on the palate, this wine is lovely to drink on a warm afternoon by itself or paired in a meal with rich, creamy poultry dishes. It releases both to the mouth

Lucien Albrecht Gewurztraminer Reserve 2010
89  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 89 "Floral and citrusy, this is packed with ripe fruit, feeling concentrated and dark in tone. It's underlined by an earthy, sandy minerality, persisting with balanced aroma and length."~PL  Wine Spectator 87 "A juicy white, easy-drinking and fresh, with flavors of apricot, black