Baga (grape)

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Baga
Grape (Vitis)
Baga.jpg
Color of berry skinNoir
SpeciesVitis vinifera
Also calledsee list of synonyms
OriginPortugal

Baga is a red Portuguese wine grape variety[1] planted primarily in the Bairrada DOC. As a varietal, Baga produces tannic wines with high acidity.[2]

Synonyms[edit]

Baga is also known under the synonyms Baga de Louro, Baguinha, Bairrada, Bairrado Tinta, Baya, Carrasquenho, Carrega Burros, Goncalveira, Morete, Moreto, Paga Dividas, Poeirinha, Poeirinho, Povolide, Preiinho, Pretinho, Preto Rifete, Rifete, Rosete, Tinta Bairrada, Tinta Bairradina, Tinta da Bairrada, Tinta de Baga, and Tinta Fina.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "BAGA". Vitis International Variety Catalogue VIVC. Julius Kühn-Institut - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants (JKI), Institute for Grapevine Breeding - Geilweilerhof (ZR). August 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-23.
  2. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 130 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0