Quinta de Montalto "Cepa Pura" Baga
Organic

Quinta de Montalto "Cepa Pura" Baga - 2017

Item # 37108 750mL
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Color
Red
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Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

A new wine from the Quinta de Montalto estate which is located outside of Lisbon and is a winery that not only makes formidable estate wines but also has orchards and a true farm. The Baga grape gives a pure, tannic red wine and the vines were only planted in 2006 so you'll find plenty of up-front fruit. Aged for 9 mos in large, older casks before bottling.


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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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