Baga

  • Grape
  • bah-gah

Even though a large proportion of Baga is used in Portugal's leading value wine, Mateus Rosé, the grape can produce age-worthy reds and complex sparkling rosé.

Full-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Blackberry

  • Black Currant

  • Dried Cherry

  • Cocoa

  • Tar

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: High
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar (55–60°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $21.00

Food Pairing

A rich red that deserves fatty, spiced and roasted meats to complement it's sometimes robust, gravelly or tar-like flavors.

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