This sparkling rosé has raspberry on the nose, with mid-range autolytic character and a little nuttiness. The palate contains more fruit, specifically strawberry, peaches and raspberry. There is a note of sourdough. Soft petillance and edgy acidity finish off the experience.
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.