A rusty red color, this hearty rose shows bright red cherry, dark strawberry, sultry plum and clove spice aromas. The palate is quite rich and full-bodied with punchy plum and raspberry flavors. A bit unctuous for a pink wine.
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.