Bill Foley named this wine after his wife, who works with disadvantaged children, so you can expect it to be a winner. The nose is quite distinctive, a whirlwind of smoke, seared pear, citrus blossom, squeezed Meyer lemon and rain on slate. It's a refreshing breeze to drink, with toasted nuts, cooked apples, a hint of butter and a chalky grip.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.