White

2013 Halcon Vineyards Prado Alder Springs Vineyard

White Rhone Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Mendocino County
Drink between 2016 - 2019 (Edit)
CT89.6 37 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 32

  • td1836 wrote: 90 points

    April 4, 2019 - A good showing on my final bottle of this wine. Fruit and acidity were in a good place and it didn’t show as tired as the previous couple.

  • merryberry wrote: 87 points

    March 23, 2019 - Intense light yellow. Grapefruit and lemon drops nose. Medium bodied, lemon, melon, fizzy acid, slightly bitter almond, and a medium finish. Got better as it warmed up.

  • McMalbec Likes this wine: 92 points

    June 29, 2018 - This Roussanne - Marsanne blend paired well with Tandoori chicken . Served chilled on a hot evening.

  • studleytrey Likes this wine: 90 points

    May 22, 2018 - Light to medium golden color. A little soft aromatically but with notes of stewed apples, pears, saline, wet rocks, white flowers, rusty iron, and a bit of nuttiness with coaxing and airtime. Full body, medium(+) acid and finish, viscous and luscious in the mouth, with flavors of lemon, apple, pear, and irony metallic note, and some nuttiness. I'm getting some lightly oxidative elements here, but it strikes me as more of a stylistic choice than a fault. I don't believe I've ever had this before, and my impression is that it's a fairly understated wine, but where it shines is its texture and mouth feel, which is really nice and a joy to glide across the palate.

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  • klezman wrote:

    January 15, 2018 - Good bottle. Complexities from the oak, hints of oxidation for interest, and nice rounded fruit.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type White
  • Producer Halcon Vineyards
  • Varietal White Rhone Blend
  • Designation Prado
  • Vineyard Alder Springs Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion North Coast
  • Appellation Mendocino County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (1%)
  • In Cellars 97 (38%)
  • Consumed 158 (61%)

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