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Quinta de Baixo - Vinhos de Bairrada, S.A.

Red wine 2016 Bairrada DOC Baga "Poeirinho", Beiras, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 11.5%
Price: 37.00 €
Organic labeling: Biodynamic and vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #QB-L1909

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 8 April, 2020
DOC area in the west of the Portuguese region of Beiras near the Atlantic coast. It is an ancient wine-growing area, in the 14th and 15th centuries a third of the area was used for viticulture. At the beginning of the 18th century, the dark and tannin-rich red wines were very popular in England and were also issued as port wine (from the Douro area north of it) or blended with it. In 1756, when the limits for port wine were set, the then Portuguese Prime Minister Marquês de Pombal (1699-1782) ordered the uprooting of the Bairrada vineyards to protect port wine. In 1908, the government eliminated the area from the list of wine...
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