Ripe yellow apples and touches of banana and pineapple show on the nose of this bottling. It also has a restrained, steely frame to the aromas, along with some flint. Honeysuckle, jasmine and apple-blossom flavors show on the sip, which is quite floral, and also offers white peach and salt.
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.