Layered aromas of mango and pear as well as the signature dried flowers and candied exotic fruit note. This wine typically has the most density and weight of our Chardonnays. It also tends to have more savory than fruit-driven qualities on the palate such as fresh bread, guava and candied ginger notes.
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.