Meyer lemon pith, almond butter and light nectarine flesh show on the nose of this bottling from a vineyard on the southern edge of the appellation. It's clean, crisp and lively on the palate, with expressive and well-integrated citrus flavors. The most compelling part is the sizzling acidity and textural tension.
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.