Given the popularity of the HBO series associated with this wine, it would sell like hot cakes no matter what it tastes like. Luckily, it's decent stuff, albeit a bit aggressive and youthful. Anjou pear, key lime, underripe guava and honeydew aromas lead into a sweet palate loaded with guava and bubblegum flavors. It finishes clean and very juicy.
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.