Crémant d'Alsace Wine

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Crémant d'Alsace (sparkling wine made by the traditional method). Defined in 1976, this represents 22% of total production. At the end of the last century, several companies in Alsace, established both in the vineyard area and in the cities of Strasbourg and Mulhouse, produced sparkling wines using the Champagne method. This tradition, somewhat in decline during the first half of the 20th century, was maintained until AOC Crémant d'Alsace status was awared by the decree of 24th August 1976. This decree gives Alsace wine producers the new framework necessary for the production of quality sparkling wines, with requirements that are comparable to those imposed on Champagne producers themselves. Today, over 500 producers belong to the Syndicat des Producteurs de Crémant d'Alsace (Crémant d'Alsace Producers' Union). Crémant d'Alsace owes its elegance and originality to the unique character of the grape varieties of Alsace, allied to the natural advantages enjoyed by its vineyards : a dry and sunny climate, slopes that face the rising sun, and special geological characteristics. Grapes for the production of Crémant d'Alsace are generally picked first, at the very start of the harvest, Read more »

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  • Lucien Albrecht Brut Blanc de Blanc


    Popped on a Saturday afternoon with friends. No food. This had a lot of alcohol heat with some nice granny smith apple. Nothing spectacular, but definitely great for a fun afternoon Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2

  • Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose' NV


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  • Charles Baur Cremant d'Alsace 2000


    Christmas morning 2010 with brunch, best of sparklers we had this Christmas, I loved it. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • Lucien Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace NV


    Crémant dAlsace Brut Lucien Albrecht is made from 100 percent Pinot Blanc grapes grown in clay-chalky soil. It is made méthode Champenoise with malolactic fermentation. Here is what you can expect.Look: Northern sunlight on a December afternoon, pale yellow, bright and transparent. This one has slightly larger bubbles than the first streaming wi... Read More

    Wine review by MattMcGinnis

  • Pierre Sparr Cremant d'Alsace Marquis de Perlade Blanc de Blancs Brut NV


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    Wine review by mi56867

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  • Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose' NV


    I simply just love this! I used to drink only Veuve Cliquot but those days of paying that high of a price are long gone since discovering this hidden gem! Delicious! Read More

    Wine review by BlondeWinegirliegirl

  • Albrecht Cremant d'Alsace Brut Rose' NV


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  • René Muré White Blend Crémant d'Alsace 2007


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  • Willm Crémant d'Alsace Brut NV


    Nice green apple & brioche nose, but there's absolutely nothing to the palate, maybe a bit yeasty. It's about the same as club soda. Read More

    Wine review by ONUMello

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