A uniquely floral nose from this historic producer shows damp herbs, red licorice, rose petals and rose hips. It's relatively light in body, with sleek raspberry and red cherry fruit clinging to a pencil lead and graphite core. Marjoram and more herbs emerge on the midpalate.
A fifth generation Californian originally from San Jose, Matt Kettmann covers California’s Central Coast and South Coast for the magazine. He is also the senior editor of The Santa Barbara Independent, where he’s worked since 1999, has written for the New York Times, Time Magazine, Wine Spectator, and Smithsonian, and co-founded New Noise Santa Barbara, a music festival.Email: email@example.com.