Winemaker Lane Tanner and proprietor Will Henry are conquering this grape with more finesse each vintage. Light pink grapefruit, Asian pear and fragrant lime blossoms are inviting on the nose, with crisp yet chalky aromas. The palate presents light stone-fruit flavors held together by a pomelo-led acidity and grippy mouthfeel.
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.