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Bairrada is considered the most important sparkling wine region in Portugal, here, mainly from autochthonous grape varieties, the finest wines are fermented in the bottle according to traditional methods and stored underground on the yeast for 6 months. The results are harmonious creamy wines, with lots of citrus aromas, which have a fine perlage and are quite harmonious and balanced with piquant acidity ideal food companions.
Portugal's Bairrada wine region is located south of Porto, surrounded by coast and hills near the venerable university city of Coimbra. The wild landscape, characterized by pine and eucalyptus trees, is located only 30 km from the Atlantic Ocean and therefore produces such delicate white and rosé wines. But also the red wines show extraordinary elegance. "Bairrada" is derived from "barro", which is the term for "loam" or "clay" and stands for the soil structure of the area. Here, 70% of the vines grown are of the autochthonous Baga variety. Characteristic of this difficult variety are intense cherry aromas, as well as cedar and tobacco notes and its aging potential.
Grape varieties by proportions: 80% Maria Gomes, 20% Bical.