Winemaking at the aristocratic Santar estate is run by Global Wines. This rich wine, dominated by the high-quality Encruzado grape, is poised between crisp apple fruitiness and toast from wood aging. At two years old, the wine is just ready to drink although it will be better from 2018.
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.