Bairrada is a Portuguese wine region located in the Beira province of Portugal, borded to the north by Lafões IPR and to the east by Dão DOC. Bairrada has the highest wine classification as a Denominação de Origem Controlada (DOC), and is located near the Atlantic Ocean, which climate has a moderated effect. The name “Bairrada” is originated fro...
Bairrada is a Portuguese wine region located in the Beira province of Portugal, borded to the north by Lafões IPR and to the east by Dão DOC. Bairrada has the highest wine classification as a Denominação de Origem Controlada (DOC), and is located near the Atlantic Ocean, which climate has a moderated effect. The name “Bairrada” is originated from “Barros” (Clay) due to the clayey soils of the region, an important characteristic of the winery region. Classified in 1979 as an ancient winery region, the wine from Bairrada is known for its deep colored tannic red wine that often have bell pepper and the black currant flavors as well its emerging rosé production. The wines grow exposed to the sun favouring the further maturity of the grapes. Bairrada produces mainly table, white, and red wines, and the region has a few principal grape varieties including red casts Baga, Alfrocheiro, Camarate, Castelão, Jaen, Touriga Nacional, Aragonez; and white casts Maria Gomes, Arinto, Bical, Cercial, Rabo de Ovelha, Verdelho. The following Bairrada wines selection is composed by White Wine, produced exclusively from white grapes juice, and the consumption is ideal with light meals and aperitifs. White wines are more refreshing, lighter in both style and taste, and are ideal to drink in the spring and summer occasions.
White wine from the Casa de Saima region of Bairrada
Luís Pato Vinhas Velhas wine is produced from Bical grapes in clay-limestone terroir and Cercial and Sercialinho in sandy terroir. Fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks, this wine is suitable to age a few years if stored in good condition.
Producer: Quinta do Encontro
Producer: Quinta do Encontro
Reserva da Famia white wine from Quinta da Aveleda in the Bairrada region
Producer: Caves Messias
Quinta do Valdoeiro is made with Arinto, Bical and Chardonnay grape varieties. It has a bright appearance with yellowish tones.
The first impression is of greasiness, evolving into a feeling of softness and freshness, extending a very pleasant aftertaste
This wine reveals notes of ripe fruit, such as white plum and quince and a discreet hint of white flowers.
"Made of Verdelho and a little of Arinto, the notes of fresh fruits, without the tropical excess that we often find associated with this caste, are good, here they appear in the right account to give joy to the wine. , with a high acidity that enhances its gastronomic character. "
This wine is made with Sauvignon Blanc and, depending on the year, Bical, Arinto or Chardonnay grape varieties.
Lightly browned. Notes confit fruits, with hints of honey and smoked.
This Campolargo wine is ideal to combine with fish dishes, especially cod.
Full grapes pressing followed by decanting and fermantation in used barrels without climate control.
Very good acidity and volume in the mouth give the wine an excellent gastronomic skills.
Arinto and Bical are the grape varieties that were used to produce Kompassus Reserva White.
Bical, Chardonnay and Arinto are the grapes presents in this white wine from Quinta do Valdoeiro.
São Lourenço is a white wine from Bairrada region.
Quinta do Ortigao Arinto and Bical is a wine from Bairrada region.
Buçaco white wine is made with grapes that came from the Dão and Bairrada regions that guarantee a wonderful wine nobly developed in the bottle
Maria Gomes & Bical are the grape varieties used in this wine of Quinta das Bágeiras.