Rounded, plush and extremely tropical aromas of white peach, cantaloupe and poached pear show on the nose of this bottling. The sip tightens up a bit, then shows coconut oil, tuberose and more poached pear. Cleanly made, but quite ripe.
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.