The nose offers enticingly sophisticated layers of chanterelle, moist earth, sweet cedar and spice, along with hints of campfire smoke and dark chocolate. On the palate, this wine is rich and powerful, with spicy red fruit and five spice flavors that mingle seamlessly with the deep, savory core.
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.