Butterscotch, tangerine and honeysuckle show on the nose of this bottling. There is a bit of textural tension to the sip, with buttery hazelnut and seared apple flavors. Familiar if simple.
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.