Emerging winemaker Spencer Daley makes a very light expression in this bottling from Curtis Vineyard. Delicate lime-peel aromas show on the nose. Flavors of yellow apple, grapefruit pith and concrete arise on the sip, making for easy drinking though nothing too complex.
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.