White - Sparkling

N.V. Lucien Albrecht Crémant d'Alsace Blanc de Blancs Brut

Pinot Blanc

  • France
  • Alsace
  • Crémant d'Alsace
Drink between 2009 - 2012 (Edit)
CT87.6 77 reviews
Label borrowed from 2016
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Community Tasting Notes 52

  • tomoem wrote: 89 points

    April 7, 2019 - Mediocre but pleasant rose champagne. Some strawberry and peach notes on the palette with short and modest lingering acdic dominated mouthfeel. Might improve but I just don't think so. Suzy felt it was fine.

  • MoWineNut Likes this wine: 88 points

    November 28, 2014 - Opened to a nice nose, well structured yet smooth finish.

  • whudock Likes this wine: 87 points

    November 27, 2014 - lots of apple. This is fading fast. drink up now

  • Alain Harvey wrote: 87 points

    June 15, 2014 - Produced in a style similar to Champagne and made just around the corner in the Alsace region of France, Lucien Albrecht’s Cremant d’Alsace Brut Blanc de Blancs is a very lovely sparkling white wine that won’t break the bank. This brisk, lively sparkler is a great lower priced alternative to Champagne. Made from first-run Pinot Auxerrois and Pinot Blanc grown on clay-chalky soil, it features fresh notes of citrus and white flowers and a brisk, creamy aftertaste. Elegant and moderately to heavily fizzy, the nonvintage Brut has a very sharp apple nose to it. The body is dry and cleansing, a crisp sparkler that goes down very smoothly and with a short finish. The fruit lingers for a few seconds, then it’s gone, inviting you to take another sip. I like it best after it’s had a few minutes to decompress and let out a bit of its bubbles. Heretical, maybe, but try it in a Chardonnay glass and see what you think. Its balanced medium-body matches well with food, making it a prime choice for all holiday entertaining, either as an apéritif or to accompany entrées.

  • WMWG Likes this wine:

    August 27, 2013 - Very good. Golden straw color with light bubbles that fade a bit. This lacks the striking acidity of many champagnes. Palate has expressions of toasted almond, rice wine, soy, and tempura. Very smooth and clean tasting, a great value.

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  • Wine Reviews 2012, 6/30/2012 (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2009, Issue #21, Recently Tasted Champagne and Sparkling Wine

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Lucien Albrecht
  • Varietal Pinot Blanc
  • Designation Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Alsace
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Crémant d'Alsace
  • UPC Code 722358134007

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 223 (33%)
  • Consumed 443 (66%)

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