Halcyon Cabernet Franc “Alder Springs” 2018
“Alder Springs Vineyard”
Mendocino County 2018

Halcyon Cabernet Franc “Alder Springs” 2018

“Alder Springs Vineyard”
Mendocino County 2018
Halcyon Cabernet Franc
Retail Price: $45
DDWA Score: 92
Value Rating: 3.1
Very Good Value
Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: September 24, 2021
Cases Produced: About 40
Where to Buy:
Halcyon Winery

Begins with smells of plum preserves, lavender, fresh ginger and blueberries. The taste continues with the same goodies plus blood orange, bay leaf, pomegranate and licorice. Everything complementary…not one sensation overwhelms the others. Medium bodied, healthy acidity, smooth tannins. Super-good alone, better with food. Grilled salmon with a soy/ginger/sesame drizzle would be a glorious match.

Halcyon Winery is a champion of Cabernet Franc. They make around 6 Cab Francs a year, including 2 sparkling. These are the type of wines that define the next phase of California artisan winemaking as they bring intrigue, personality, passion and risk. Oh, and great flavor too.

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