Fresh and tight aromas of lemon-lime, baking soda, wet cement and Gala apple show on the nose of this crisp and nervy bottling. Grippy, mineral-driven tension frames the palate, with flavors of wet slate, green apple and Key-lime rind. The crisp and intriguing texture is the star here.
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.