The vines are planted in calcareous clay soils and aged approximately 80 years old, so their yields are very low (20hl/ha). Vinified in lagares with spontaneous fermentation and allowed to rest for 18 months in oak. Everything is done naturally and without filtration, with minimal intervention to allow the expression of the unique terroir of these old vines.
Located in the heart of Portugal's Bairrada region, Casa de Saima seeks to build on centuries old history of producing fine wines with local varietals Baga, Maria Gomes and Bical. In order to preserve not only the history and tradition but also the environment for her 15-70 year old vines - some planted to the famous Vinha da Corga vineyard, Graça Maria tends to them with biodynamic practices and integrated practices, seeking to balance the soil and vines in order to ensure the health of the vineyards for the future.
Baga; Light in color, the 2019 has a very fruity character, but with more freshness and floral notes than the first vintage of this wine. The individuality of the Baga...