There's potential to this as a regional dessert wine. Aromas of honeysuckle, ripe Asian pear and Gala apple lead into a palate of honey glaze, lemongrass and pear syrup. It's a fresh after-dinner sipper.
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.