Earthy aromas of pepper spice, roasted meat crust and red cherry sauce show on the nose of this bottling from a new property in Ojai. The flavors are clean yet pleasantly rustic, full of cooked herbs, dust and rounded cranberry. It's light in body, soft in texture and easy to drink.
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.