The nose on this bottling is bright, fresh and clean, with lots of apple, Key lime and squeezed-citrus touches. Snappy pear flavors show first on the sip, then come riper yellow peach and cantaloupe, all framed by jubilant acidity. There's nothing too complex, but it's a refreshing sipper.
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: email@example.com.