Caves Messias Santola "Crab Wine" Vinho Verde

SKU #1134386

Produced from Loureiro and Pederņa grapes grown in the granitic soils of the Vinho Verde region, the Santola (or as we here are calling it, "the crab wine") is a delicious, spritely and refreshing white. It doesn't get much more traditional, thirst-quenching or seasonally perfect then this wine. Delicious, low in alcohol, slightly fizzy and way too easy to drink!

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By: Jeffrey Jones |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 6/26/2014  | Send Email
Lively, clean and crisp with nice citrus overtones. The Messias Santola has a hint of fizz to provide a delicious freshness to the wine. Great alone or with light foods. Very dry and very good.

By: Christie Cartwright |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 5/27/2014  | Send Email
Its like a white wine spritzer but better! I love this Fizzy, zippy, frizzante, dry white wine! I can drink it all day long, and my palate stays refreshed and alive with this wonderful wine! Great with salads, fish, Mexican food, or just on its own!

By: Leah Greenstein |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 9/11/2013  | Send Email
This is my favorite Vinho Verde in the store right now. It has plenty of zesty minerality and lemon-lime freshness. Its dry and racy and, while I'm sure it's fabulous with crab, as the name implies, I think it would pair well with most white-fleshed fish or garlicky pork kabobs hot off the grill.

By: Sarah Covey |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 9/1/2013  | Send Email
Love bright, fresh, affordable Vinho Verde? This is simply delish! Super low alcohol at 9%, this vinho verde is slightly fizzy, with notes of apple, pear and lime zest with fresh minerality and lots of zip. Stock up- this one has been flying out of the store in the hands of every staff member! (Including me!)
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Additional Information:

Varietal:

Other White Wines

Country:

Portugal

- Although quite small, Portugal produces a great variety of wines ranging from light and fizzy Vinho Verde to hearty and tannic Port. Portugal is Europe's fourth-largest wine-producing region, and has been exporting its wine since the 14th century. The Douro Valley of Portugal is the original and current home for the world's finest Port. The valley spans from east of the city of Oporto all the way to the border of Spain and is the country's best known wine region. Lesser-appreciated DOCs like Bairrada and Dão area also emerging for their fine, rustic reds. Click for a list of bestselling items from Portugal.
Alcohol Content (%): 9