A winery founded by dentist, Dr. Kit Singh, Lauren Ashton Cellars is a must visit in Woodinville. Founded in 2009, this is a relatively new winery that is only getting better. Kit has previously worked at DeLille and has furthered his education from the illustrious University of California at Davis enology program. Lauren Ashton Cellars was named after Kit’s two children, Ashley Lauren and Ashton Troy. Kit is a science scholar that takes winemaking very seriously. You can tell Kit’s careful attention detail in the glass. I’ve been a fan of this estate for many years and I wanted to showcase their new releases.
It is worth noting that this is Kit’s second career. He has only been in winemaking until somewhat recently. Kit obviously has an extremely high ceiling, judging by his last two years of new release wines. His latest release wines were absolutely gorgeous. Look for the new 2015 Lauren Ashton Rose (WWB, 91) which has wonderful lithe minerality and nice density. Lauren Ashton has absolutely nailed>>>Read on at Washington Wine Blog