Syrah

Alder Springs Vineyard

Alder Springs Vineyard in Mendocino County is located on the eastern flank of the coastal range amongs outcroppings of rock and virgin redwood. This vineyard has been a staple for Patz & Hall, Pax and Behrens & Hitchcock. Owner Stewart Bewley is a tinkerer of the best kind, totally indefatigable with extensive resources. The “Emerald Pool” is a landmark block of the Alder Springs Vineyard fashioned from fruit grown in pure volcanic and gravel.

  • Mendocino County AVA
  • Emerald Pool Block
  • Alban selection Syrah over multiple rootstock
  • VSP and Scott Henry trellising

WINE STYLE: Offering notes of scorched earth, smoked meats, blackberries, cassis & flowers, it has superb structure, texture and intensity.The wines exhibit tremendous power interwoven with considerable elegance and definition.


Thompson Vineyard

The steep hillsides & south-facing exposure of the Thompson Vineyard ensures complete ripeness. Low tonnage and a cool climate produces amazing concentration, robust dark crimson color and equally rich, yet elegant flavors from these classic Estrella Clone Syrah grapes.

  • Santa Barbara County, CA AVA
  • Block
  • Alban selection Syrah over multiple rootstock
  • VSP and Scott Henry trellising

WINE STYLE: Offering notes of scorched earth, smoked meats, blackberries, cassis & flowers, it has superb structure, texture and intensity.The wines exhibit tremendous power interwoven with considerable elegance and definition.