Clean apple, Anjou pear and key lime notes show on the nose of this straightforward bottling. The palate is pleasantly light and reserved, with poached pear, Meyer lemon pith and white rock flavors. The texture is decently grippy.
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.