This darkly inclined Pinot Noir is the top-end bottling from one of Edna Valley's premiere producers. Black raspberry, crushed clove and iced tea form the nose. Those midnight elements carry to the palate, with rich blackberry, thick coffee and black tea flavors.
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.