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Cave Central da Bairrada
Portugal -

Castiço wines are made by Cave Central da Bairrada.

The company was founded in 1924 by José Ferreira Tavares, whose name was “José Ferreira Tavares Lda.” and “Cave Central da Bairrada” as a brand name. Its main activity was the production of aerated sparkling wine. After several owners, the company was acquired, in 1977, by Américo Matos . Right now the company is in 3º generation of Family Matos.

Producer Details
Founded
1924
Wine Production Area
Portugal - -
Owners
Matos Family
Winemaker
Pedro Andrade
Acreage
40 acres (16 hectares)
Grape Varietal(s)
Baga, Touriga Nacional, Merlot, Syrah, Tinta Roriz, Maria Gomes, Bical, Cercial, Arinto
Age of Vines
between 10 and 20 years old