The family-owned vineyard of Santar is run by Dão Sul. This white has plenty of the mineral texture of the region, along with a rich, fruity character. Orange zest, refreshing acidity and bright pear and green-plum flavors come together. Drink from 2016.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.