This widely available and reliably tasty bottling shows plum, blackberry pie, fennel pollen and rocky mineral notes on the nose. The palate is thick with ripe and juicy black cherry, dark strawberry and black plum fruit, which grabs one's attention. Baking spice flavor emerges toward the finish.
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.