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The Bairrada region in Portugal

Publié le par Philippe Josse

The Bairrada region in Portugal

The Bairrada region in Portugal


Is located in the center - west of the country , not far from the coast, north of the city of Coimbra , south of Vineyard vinhos Verdes, it is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and to the east by dào terroir .


With strongly influenced by climate Atlantic Ocean


The Bairrada is rooted in the Portuguese word which means Barro Earth Clay , and it expresses the nature of the soil of this region.


It is a region designation of Portuguese origin, Bairrada wine terroir , which covers concelhos of Anadia Mealhada , Oliveira do Bairro and part of those of Agueda , Aveiro , Cantanhede , Coimbra and Vagos .

It makes very good wine, tannic and colorful, seductive wines, wines can be White, Red , Rosé and sparkling .


The white wines of this region are rare and account for only 10 % of production
They come from grapes , Arinto ( Pedernã ) , Bical , Cercial , Chardonnay, Fernão Pires (Maria Gomes ) , Rabo de Ovelha , Pinot Blanc , Sauvignon , Sercealinho and Verdelho .


80 % of production is red varieties for reds and rosés are Alfrocheiro , Baga, Camarate , Castelão , Jaen and Touriga Nacional .

White Bairrada is a rare wine that deserves to be tasted like wines that undergo a short period of maturation , this wine young and refined little also be kept few years .


Red Bairrada is a powerful wine with lots of character , while more than white bodied rosé is less powerful than the red

The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
The Bairrada region in Portugal
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