Casa de Saima, "Baga Bruto" Pétillant Naturel

Casa de Saima, "Baga Bruto" Pétillant Naturel - NV

Item # 41675 750mL
$19.99/ Single Bottle
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$239.88 $227.89/ Case of 12
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A white sparkling wine made from the red Baga grape that is native to the Barriada region. Normally you find the Baga grape made into a tannic red wine but this sparkling Pet Nat is delightfully thirst quenching. Casa de Saima is owned and operated by Graça Miranda Silva who was left the vineyards and estate from her late husband. Instead of selling her grapes to the local cooperative, Graça decided to preserve the estate tradition and Bairrada's indigenous grape, Baga.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Baga

A red grape that is mostly associated with central Portugal's Bairrada region, often made into rosé. Varietal wines made from Baga are generally dark and quite tannic: the best vintages produce truly age-worthy reds.

Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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