Baga (grape)

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Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skin Noir
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called see list of synonyms
Origin Portugal

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]


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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  1. ^ a b "Baga". Vitis International Variety Catalogue. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  2. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 130 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0