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L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc 2018

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€6.95
Certifcación ecológica

L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc 2018

Characteristics

  • Young
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13.5

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

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€6.95
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Details

Produced in the southern Catalonian region of Terra Alta, this young organic white wine is a varietal White Grenache, a grape known in the region as Vernatxa Blanca.

An interesting feature about this L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc is that the grapes were harvested twice.

The first harvest took place when the grapes had reached an alcohol level of 11.5%. The second one was carried out when the alcohol percentage was of 14%.

Thus, the first batch of grapes brought acidity and freshness to the wine, while the second batch provided body and volume.

After the harvest, this white wine from Terra Alta by Celler Frisach was traditionally vinified. 

Prior to its bottling, L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc 2018 was not filtered or stabilized.

Additional Information

Appearance

The white wine L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc has a bright, pale yellow colour with some golden tinges.

 

Nose

Showing a well-defined varietal character, this white wine by Celler Frisach suggests fresh aromas of tropical fruit, citrus, aromatic herbs, aniseed and flowers over a mineral background. An expressive varietal White Grenache.

 

Palate

The wine L'Abrunet made from Vernatxa Blanca is well balanced and tremendously enjoyable, with a great acidity and a delicately bitter character. Citrus, white flowers, herbs and touches of dry earth. Clean, medium finish.

 

Our personal opinion

From the promising Catalan region of Terra Alta, L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc 2018 is a ridiculously good value with a truly distinctive personality.

OTHER VINTAGES

L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc 2017:

Enterwine 92.

L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc 2016:

Enterwine 92.

L'Abrunet de Frisach Blanc 2015:

Enterwine 92.

Year 2018
Type White
D.O. Terra Alta
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 7-9ºC
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 Young
Type of ageing No
Number of months aged in Barrels No
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Grenache White
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Baked whitefish, bluefish, Fish and vegitables, Full salads, Goat cheese, Grilled fish, Grilled vegitables, Grilled whitefish, Pasta with fish, Rice with fish, Roasted white meats, Vegitables sauces
Taste Fresh and dry, Fruity and Fresh
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Because you can, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
  1. gooood review by Paunchy farmer on 2/19/2019
    Value

    Natural and organic approach really works here. A very inviting wine.

  2. abrun review by Randy on 10/4/2017
    Value

    A pristine Garnacha Blanca, as pure as a grape juice. Good for the body and for the soul.

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