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La Foradada de Frisach 2018

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La Foradada de Frisach 2018


  • On lees. 12 Months mixing in stainless steel
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13


Enterwine Score 92
Media rating 92

Availability: In stock



In the southern Catalonian region of Terra Alta, there is a tradition of producing white wines using the skins, stems and seeds of the grapes. A white wine produced in this manner is called Brisat (from "Brisa", the local name that designates the solid part of the grapes).

The hugely interesting La Foradada de Frisach is made in such a a way.

A single varietal White Grenache (or Vernatxa Blanca, as it is known in the region), this Spanish white wine is made from grapes coming from a single estate.

First, the wine must was fermented with the solid part of the grape bunches for some days. Then, after a gentle pressing, this organic white wine wine was aged for 12 months on its lees in stainless steel tanks, with no lees-stirrings whatsoever.

Finally, La Foradada de Frisach 2018 from Celler Frisach was bottled unfiltered and naturally stabilized through the winter cold.


Additional Information


The wine La Foradada de Frisach has a straw yellow colour with some golden tinges.

Nose A pure and interesting nose this organic white wine has. Ripe white fruit, citrus, rosemary, almonds, camomile, hay, cereal, menthol, aniseed and green almonds. This wine from Celler Frisach shows an incipient aromatic complexity.


Smooth and palate-coating, this White Grenache has a silky body and an excellent acidity. Mediterranean herbs, some touches of honey, citrus, and white fruit, alongside some remembrances of flowers and some hints of dry earth. This wine from Terra Alta has a long, delicately bitter finish.

Our personal opinion

Seductive and highly idiosyncratic, La Foradada de Frisach 2018 is a Brisat that opens up new vistas for Catalan white wines.


La Foradada de Frisach 2017:

Enterwine 92.

La Foradada de Frisach 2016:

Enterwine 93.

La Foradada de Frisach 2015:

Exceptional vintage. Enterwine 95.

Year 2018
Type White
D.O. Terra Alta
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 8-10ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic Yes
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing On lees
Type of ageing Months mixing in stainless steel
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Grenache White
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Baked whitefish, bluefish, Boullabaise, Cod, Cured cheeses, Curred fish, Fish and gravey, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Risotto, Roasted white meats, semi-curred cheese, Soup and rice, Vegetables, Whitefish salads
Taste Complex and Elegant, Dry and full bodied, Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense
Occasion Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. frisac review by O'Riordan on 11/6/2018

    A sort of raw, underdone wine which I find very attractive. It transmits a straightforward, pure feeling which few wines convey.

  2. Motion review by Loko on 1/16/2018

    Very good, though not as good as the 2015, which was nothing short of exceptional. It has some funky, "natural wine" side to it, but it is well crafted and very lively.

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