This blend of Marsanne, Chardonnay and Roussanne is hard it pin down. Aromas of salty nuts, honey mustard, dried apples, hay and orange rind are fairly shy. Unique flavors of popcorn, fermented tropical fruits, citrus peel and sandalwood show on the sip.
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.