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Caves Sao Joao Quinta do Poco do Lobo Reserva Tinto, Bairrada, Portugal

Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $20   From: $14   To: $31

Price History for Caves Sao Joao Quinta do Poco do Lobo Reserva Tinto, Bairrada, Portugal
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Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon (often shortened to "Cab Sav" or even just "Cab") is probably the most famous red wine grape variety on Earth. It is rivaled in this regard only by its Bordeaux stablemate Merlot, and its opposite number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. The product of a natural crossing of key Bordeaux grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon's DNA was profiled only as recently as 1997, by researchers in California. Most wine authorities agree that the crossing happened only in the past few centuries, making the variety's current fame all the more impressive. (© All rights reserved, Wine-Searcher)

From its origins in Bordeaux, Cabernet has successfully spread to almost every win ...more


Region
  • Bairrada is a DOC of the Beiras (Beira) region in the central northern area of Portugal. It is known for producing rich, deeply colored red wines made from Baga, Castelao and Rufete (Tinto Pinheira) grapes.

    Beiras is relatively wide, as Portuguese regions go, and stretches from the Atlantic coast right to the border with Spain (about 100 miles/160km). It was traditionally a single region, but was later split into Beira Litoral (coastal Beira) and Beira Interior (inland Beira). The latter name survives today in the form of the Beira Interior DOC. Bairrada is located in the w ...more

  • Beiras (Beira) is a traditional administrative region in the northern half of Portugal. It is also the name of the IGP, or Indicacoes Geograficas Protegidas, wine classification (formerly known as Vinho Regional) which covers the region as a whole. Besides this regional classification, Beiras is also home to several DOC (Denominacao de Origem Controlada) titles, among them Bairrada, Beira Interior and the famous Dao.

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