Alder Springs Vineyard
2012 Chardonnay

Mendocino

Patz & Hall Alder Springs Vineyard Mendocino Chardonnay Mendocino

Alder Springs Vineyard
2012 Chardonnay

Mendocino

From its aromas of peach, pear, toffee and toasted coffee to its soft, velvety mouthfeel, this is a rich and seductive Chardonnay. On the palate, lovely flavors of pineapple, lanolin, custard and roasted hazelnut are underscored by a viscous mouthfeel.

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Stuart Bewley

Alder Springs Vineyard

Stuart finally found what he was looking for on the hillsides of Mendocino County, near the town of Laytonville, where he founded Alder Springs Vineyard in 1993. Since the very beginning, Stuart has been hands-on in every aspect of the viticultural program. From the initial planting on, he has worked to establish Alder Springs as one of the finest vineyards in Mendocino County.

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Stuart Bewley is a Mendocino pioneer, planting vineyards high on the flanks of Cahto Peak, just outside of the town of Laytonville in the far north of the County. Stuart is a deeply knowledgeable and committed viticulturist, producing some of the finest grapes we receive at Patz & Hall. The depth of aroma and texture, the ability to age and the singular personality of Alder Springs Vineyard wines speak to Stuart’s relentless drive for excellence.

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