This wine is quite light in the glass, with scents of cranberry, graphite, wet dirt and a touch of cinnamon. The palate offers a wide range of red fruit, from cherry to berry, but it's driven by Red Hots candy spice and an orange peel acidity. A very clean wine.
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.