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Tinta Caiada

Tinta Caiada, also known by many names, is a dark and aromatic grape variety.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Tinta Caiada produces deep purple-ruby colour, fresh and aromatic red wine.

Fresh Tinta Caiada grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Tinta Caiada is primarily grown in the Alentejo and Carenisca region of Portugal. Tinta Caiada used to be produced into wines that lacks typicity. In recent years, in Alentejo, where it reaches its perfect maturity, were made into wines that have more unique style: rounded meidum to full-bodied wine with floral and red fruit notes. Tinta Caiada pairs well with a variety of dishes, including grilled meats, seafood, and pasta dishes.

Foods to pair with Tinta Caiada:

Pasta
Pizza
Beef
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Tinta Caiada
It has been speculated that Tinta Caiada is a mutation of the Vermentino Nero from southern Italy.

Top Wines with Tinta Caiada

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Cartuxa Évora Reserva Tinto

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Cartuxa Évora Reserva Tinto is a remarkable red wine that showcases the best of the Évora appellation in Portugal. Crafted with precision and care, this wine is produced by a renowned winery known for its commitment to quality. The vineyard features a unique terroir, with well-drained soils and a favorable climate that allows the grapes to ripen to perfection. The winemaking process involves a meticulous selection of grapes, followed by fermentation and aging in oak barrels. The result is a wine with a rich and complex character, boasting flavors of dark fruits, spices, and a hint of oak.
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Food Pairing:
beef
game
roasted meats
stews
hard cheeses
barbecue
stilton cheese
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