An intense and remarkable sense of sea salt caramel shows strongly on the nose of this bottling, bolstered by lemon rind. The palate shows much of the same, with light caramel, lemon pith and a chalky limestone character. These elements are straightforward and accessible, but make for a complete 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.