The aromas on this good-deal wine are simultaneously sharp and soft. Creamy citrus with honeydew melon, honey and white flowers are cut by lime sorbet, kiwi and pear cider. There's a pungent, yogurt-like character on the palate, with flavors of yellow grapefruit rind and a peppery bite.
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.