The freshness of seared Meyer lemon and squeezed lime peel meets with the warmth of vanilla and pineapple in the nose of this solid bottling. The palate offers white peach and smoked apples laid across a very tense and pithy texture. It finishes on a Juicy Fruit bubblegum element that's intriguing and not overdone.
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.