Alder Springs Vineyard
2016 Chardonnay

Mendocino

Patz & Hall Alder Springs Vineyard Mendocino Chardonnay Mendocino

Alder Springs Vineyard
2016 Chardonnay

Mendocino

A full range of aromas, layered and dense, are present including the signature dried flower and candied fruit note of the vineyard. Round and flowing on the palate, this wine gains volume with each sip, displaying notes of apricot and ginger.

94
Points
Wine Enthusiast | Dec 2018
Editors' Choice
91
Points
Wine Spectator | Nov 2018
Additional Vintages
2017
2015
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2013
2012
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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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