Light and a bit cloudy in appearance, this wine begins with a nose of wet slate and raspberry. Next comes a flavor of cherry tomato sauce that's combined with stewed spices of clove, anise and dried orange peel. Layered, interesting and 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.