Bairrada

Portugal

Description

Bairrada is located in the North West of Portugal, bordered by the mountainous Dão region on one side and the coastal beaches on the other. The climate is maritime with high levels of rainfall.


Bairrada's most famous wines are their sparkling whites, mainly based from Fernão Pires or Arinto.


Although in recent years more grapes have been permitted, most of the reds in this area made from Baga and can be complex and deep when ripened.

Facts

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Baga, Arinto, Bical, Fernão Pires
Maritime
Limestone or Chalk
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