This bottling of the Mt. Eden and Clone 4 clones shows apple sauce, lemon rinds and a bit of browned butter on the nose. The palate offers plenty of salty energy, with flavors of seared nectarine, lemon rinds and toasted orange zest.
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.