A rich golden yellow in color, this offers warm vanilla aromas that tighten into pineapple, lemon-lime soda and roasted nuts. Rounded fruit flavors are coated in buttercream, with a slightly hot finish. Great option for the oaked Chard crowd.
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.