This Blanc de Blancs is made from 80% Pinot Auxerrois, 10% Pinot Blanc and 10% Chardonnay. 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.
Domaine Lucien Albrecht is one of the oldest and leading Alsace family owned estate, tracing its roots back to 1425. Through the Albrecht eighteen generations, they have become one of the largest owner of prime Alsace hillside vineyards. In the early 70’s, Lucien Albrecht, the father of Jean, the current proprietor and winemaker, was one of the three founding fathers of the regulated Cremant d’Alsace. In 2004, Lucien Albrecht Cremants made history. At the 14° Concours National des Cremants de France ( Cremant Wine Challenge), they stole the show, winning an unprecedented Four Gold Medals
The harvest is hand picked and 100% of the production of this exceptional Blanc de Blanc is produced in house by “methode traditionnelle” which is the true Champagne method. The full grapes are pressed in a bladder press.
Lucien Albrecht, Jean’s father, pioneered Cremant production in 1971 and helped gain an Appellation Controlee 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 Cremant producer in France.