2006 Lucien Albrecht Gewurztraminer Reserve


  • France
  • Alsace
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • wabi47 wrote: (84 points)

    December 6, 2016 - apricot, must and a floral component. Somewhat viscous, sweet and a bit plodding, given the low acidity. Interesting, but not my style.

  • Wine Poor wrote: (89 points)

    October 15, 2012 - Smelled of pears with an overripe fruit overtone. Deep straw colour. A bit of botrytis nature at this point a result of its age. A nice aperitif.

  • jeward wrote: (88 points)

    December 25, 2009 - Brilliant golden color. Well balanced with a bit of sweetness. Served with Christmas dinner, and it held up well to the mishmash of dishes on the table.

  • awinestory wrote: (92 points)

    March 25, 2009 - clear, med intensity, gold, nose: clean yet somewhat oxidized aroma, apricot and other ripe yellow fleshed fruit palate: dry, acid is med,tannin from skin, body med alc est 13, length med + finish of ripe dried and fresh peach, apricot, spice pair with: cheeses from retion

  • isaacjamesbaker wrote:

    February 21, 2009 - golden yellow colored with flowers and spicy apples on the nose. zesty acid, but it's not too much. this is a plumper, riper styled gewurtz with a bit of sweetness. it's very well-balanced though, with pineapples, green apples and minerals. just a hint of spice. a good intro gewurz.

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  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    A Mixed Bag of Wine. Alsace, Beaujolais and the Rhone Valley, Episode #575, 11/11/2008 (link) 90+ points

    (Lucien Albrecht Gewurztraminer Reserve) #2; COLOR-gorgeous and viscous medium golden; NOSE-extremely aromatic; sugar cane; mango; big time peach juice; may blossom; TASTE-very perfume-like; gorgeous white peaches; peach juice pouring out; may blossoms; lots of spiciness; raw ginger; very lively cinnamon on the finish; cinnamon covered peaches w/ ginger juice; very solid wine; enjoying this very much; great balance; high acid on the back-end; will last for 3 years and get better with age; I really like the complexity of this wine; I'm taken aback by how good this is; bringing thunder at $16 bones; W&S-90; GV-90+

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type White
  • Producer Lucien Albrecht
  • Varietal Gewürztraminer
  • Designation Reserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Alsace
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Alsace
  • UPC Code 722358130634

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  • In Cellars 3 (10%)
  • Consumed 28 (90%)

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