From the kosher winery in Oxnard comes this bottling. Black rocks, dust, black cherry and tart plum skin aromas show on the nose. Flavors are primary and lean once sipped, with Concord grape and grapeseed elements as well as woody elderberry, pencil lead and balanced acid and tannins.
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.