Barnyard aromas make a positive showing on this single-vineyard wine, with sour yeast, pungent berries and fired orange rinds. It's very full on the palate, with lusciously sanguine flavors mixing up with cinnamon and allspice against a blackberry backbone. Very complex.
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.