80% Pinot Auxerrois, 10% Pinot Blanc and 10% Chardonnay sparkling wine from France.
SRP of $20 and available for as low as $16. Sample received courtesy Pasternak Wine Imports for review purposes.
From the bottle:
"Albrecht Cremant is made by the strictest "methode traditionelle" and we consider it one of the great specialties of our house. It is a Blanc de Blancs made from 100% Pinot Blanc. Our 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 Lucien Albrecht Blanc de Blancs Cremant d'Alsace Brut begins with aromas of green apple, citrus, fresh baked bread and a little bit of almond. The wine tastes crisp and creamy with apple and citrus flavors plus some Bit-O-Honey. This sparkler also has good acidity and bubbles. The dry finish is a bit on the short side. Overall a fine sparkling wine.
Maison Lucien Albrecht was founded in 1425 in Alsace and settled in Orschwihr in 1698. Today, our winery remains family-owned and managed. Our estate includes some of the most prestigious Alsace terroirs in the Grand Cru Pfingstberg and several superb monopoles including the famous Clos de Récollets. In our vineyards we emphasize a harmony with nature and, in our cellars minimal intervention in order to produce, in each vintage, hand-crafted wines that represent our terroir and family heritage.
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Taste Rating: 8 Cost Rating: 4
Overall Rating: 7.0
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