Ample helpings of allspice, clove and orange peel add dimensions to the hearty cherry and hibiscus on the nose of this entry-level wine made by the Talley family. Rich red cherry, vanilla, cinnamon and clove show on the sip. While it's not very complex, it is quite tasty for a midweek sipper.
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.