2005 Lucien Albrecht Riesling Reserve


  • France
  • Alsace
Drink between 2007 - 2008 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • godx wrote: (80 points)

    June 4, 2008 - Popped and poured. Light citrusy nose with some wet rock notes also. Watered down flavour profile. Lots of minerality. The entire palate felt stale. I’ve had worse…

  • sunalsorises wrote: (88 points)

    October 20, 2007 - Enough sweetness to overcome spicy food. Some mineral on the finish to make it interesting. Not much depth. Finish is a little off but overall pretty good.

  • jim dixon wrote: (86 points)

    May 10, 2007 - Not bad, but won't buy again.

  • J @ y H @ c k wrote: (88 points)

    April 28, 2007 - Very good to excellent wine. Dry Reisling with a lot of tart apple, some lychee nuts and other white fruits, with a bit of citrus flower. Noticeable minerality and moderate but not strong acid. Moderate finish. Very light in color, but I've decided you can't really judge color in a restaurant because the lights are always iffy. So far I've had Alsatian, German and Burgundy whites from 2005 along with a barrel sample of a 2005 St. Emillion. This vintage may be all it's cracked up to be.

    Bought off the wine list at Koo, a Japanese restaurant in Rye. Only $32, and it's nice to get a good wine off a list at that price. I also recommend the restaurant. Good sushi and good cooked fish for those (my wife) who would never eat raw fish.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    5/25/2007 (link) 84 points

    (Lucien Albrecht Riesling Reserve) Herbal, mineral, witch hazel nose; tangy, earthy, mineral and creamy lime palate; short-medium finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type White
  • Producer Lucien Albrecht
  • Varietal Riesling
  • Designation Reserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Alsace
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Alsace

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  • In Cellars 4 (12%)
  • Consumed 30 (88%)

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