Quite light in color, this shows an intriguing, citrusy nose of sweet lime juice and tropical passionfruit. A bubblegum ester flavor shows on the bright palate, with lemon juice and minerality. It's a quaffable wine, just not typical for the varietal.
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.