This is a new grape for the Riboli family's brand, and they've managed to present it with enticing and rounded nectarine and melon aromas. There is a grippy texture to the palate, which serves as a good foil for its tropical ripeness. A solid first effort.
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.