Pax and Pam Mahle moved to wine country in 1997 to pursue careers in wine. After a few years of tasting and sourcing wine from all over California for Dean & Deluca, Pax made the decision to start his own brand from a vineyard with which he felt a kismet connection. Alder Springs Vineyard was the site, and after finding an investor to help realize the dream, Pax Mahle Wines launched in 2000.
At Pax Mahle Wines winemaking is approached holistically. This is done by taking care to use only grapes that are grown without the use of chemicals and by hand-making their wines with as little intervention as possible.
93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2004 Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard The Terraces exhibits beautiful, pure blueberry and blackberry fruit intermixed with smoke and toasty oak. Rich, broad, and savory with light to moderate tannin …