From single vineyard specialist Testarossa, this has fresh aromas of raspberry and a bit of eucalyptus. The flavors are very straightforward and pleasant, with cherry dominating. Dill, oregano and thyme provide herbal backbone.
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.