Allspice, cinnamon cookies and nutmeg kick off the nose of this bottling, then come turned earth and blueberry fruit. Hearty blueberry and blackberry fruits show on the sip alongside coffee grinds and cooked meats. It's quite hearty in structure, but fruity all around.
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.