Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut
from Alsace, France
Lucien Albrecht, Jean's father, pioneered Crémant production in 1971 and helped gain an Appellation Contrôlêe for the wine and for Alsace. The wines vinified by the classic Champagne Method from 100% free run juice, are the best sparkling wines in France outside of Champagne itself. Recently Maison Lucien Albrecht was awarded four gold medals at a comprehensive National I.N.A.O. tasting of all sparkling wines in France, giving the firm more gold medals than any other Crémant producer in France.
This Blanc de Blancs is made from 100% Pinot Blanc. The Blanc de Blancs is distinguished by a fine and elegant bead, a beautiful straw color; a light, delicate palate. It is delicious at any time of the day and with many foods.
The top 3 most liked reviews for this wine.
Very nice for the price. Mixed with OJ and it tasted great. Nice when not mixed either. Would definately buy again. Tasted just as good as champagnes that are much more expensive. Crispy and sweet. addendum...I just bought a few more bottles incase they run out...loved it even more the second time around....lovely. Will buy more again as gifts.
Loved this! Very refreshing!
Very good for the price! Basically champaigne from a few miles out of district.
Jasmine liked this. The packaging is very pretty. Old school foil presentation.
Crémant d’Alsace Brut Lucien Albrecht is made from 100 percent Pinot Blanc grapes grown in clay-chalky soil. It is made méthode Champenoise with malolactic fermentation. Here is what you can expect. Look: Northern sunlight on a December afternoon, pale yellow, bright and transparent. This one has slightly larger bubbles than the first streaming with mid frequency for a gentle mousse that disappeared quickly. Smell: A cold winter’s day with dusty, minerally limestone and faint honey suckle. Taste: A bite of fresh grape fruit and tapioca with a silky-smooth, balanced feel. The Lucien Albrecht has a mid-length, slightly bitter finish. Read my full review here: http://whatareyoudrinking.net/2010/12/budget-bubbles-select-a-delicious-sparkling-wine-for-your-holiday-party/
Love this smooth and creamy sparkler. Can drink quite a few for a lot more $, but this is one of my favorites!
great value - not dry, good flavor.
This sparkler was delicious. Very smooth and full of flavor. I am ordering more as I write this review.
...I taste affordable sparklers ($13-22-ish) and the Lucien Albrecht offerings come out on top every time. I serve this every New Year's Eve and it gets consistently good reviews. The rose (saignee method) is even better. My friends and I have gone through at least 12 cases of Lucien Albrecht cremant and it's supremely consistent in flavor.
Very easy to drink. Pleasant. It was almost a crime to use this cremant for mimosas, but it has a lot of value.
A Customer - San Francisco
This was given to me as a gift so I opened it with no expectations. What a wonderful surprise! Serve this with confidence! Cheers!
A Customer - new york
loved it and all my friends raved this is the white to ring in the new years
A Customer - conneaut,ohio
love, love love. very light slightly sweet. after the first bottle we bought a case for christmas
A Customer - Washington, DC
What a lovely surprise! I have not been a fan of the blanc de blancs sparkling wines but I am in love with this one. Please "think outside of the box" when pairing this little gem with food. This is a winner!!
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