Ashes & Diamonds Blanc #2 2016, Napa Valley, California

No 2 – 2016 – 50% Sauvignon Blanc from Ryan’s vineyard, 50% Semillon from ancient unirrigated, bushvines at Kendall Hoxsey’s Yount Mill Vineyard in Yountville. Vineyards both farmed organically and wine produced by Steve Matthiasson. 100% barrel fermented sur lie for one year, 15% new oak. The second vintage of the white from the remarkable Ashes x Diamonds winery that pays homage to the great wines and winemakers that put Napa on the map back in the 60’s. “Fully ripe and textured, yet bright, zesty and supremely age-worthy” – Steve Matthiasson