Working from an urban winery on Santa Barbara's Eastside, Matthias Pippig created the Loner Chardonnay series. This entry begins with scents of cider, nectarine and lemon-lime soda before delving into a palate laden with yellow fruits and flowers. Sourdough yeastiness surrounds a lingering line of grapefruit zest-led acidity.
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: email@example.com.