Buellton's custom-crush facility known as Terravant Wine Company also produces its own wines, including this good-value Red Pony brand. Aromas lean toward the savory, with sautéed brown and morel mushrooms. Brown spices, plum and cola emerge on the palate.
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.