Intriguing and distinct aromas of lemon meringue, jasmine and perfumed ripe apple show on this bottling of a grape not grown much in this region. It's lean and racy on the sip, clinging to bright lemon zest and citrus-pith flavors, with a tart texture. These vines are promising.
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.