Bubblegum and strawberry scents pop on the nose of this bottling, along with clay-like and steely metallic notes. Rounded and plush red fruit shows on the palate, accented with muted earthy undertones. Not as tense or fresh as other pinks from the vintage.
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.