The nose on this wine is quite unique and pleasant, with clean and fresh notes of dried apple and white flowers. The palate is a tad flat, but offers nicely rounded salted apple flavors with the slightest hint of roasted nuts. Decent sip, although not all that varietally familair.
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.