2007 Harlan Estate - The Maiden
JamesSuckling.com | Rating: 91Aromas of green coffee beans, vanilla and ripe berries follow through to full body, with loads of new wood and ripe fruit. Full bodied and full throttle. Bottle age to mellow the wood is a necessity here. Second wine of Harlan. 14+22+23+32. Find the wineAuthor: James Suckling
Wine Advocate | Rating: 93As outstanding as the 2008 is, it is eclipsed by the brilliant 2007 The Maiden, perhaps the finest second wine yet made here. Sweet tobacco leaf, fruitcake, creme de cassis, black currant and licorice aromas emerge from this round, opulent, voluptuously textured wine. It is very much in keeping with the 2007 vintage.Author: Robert Parker
International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92Good deep ruby-red. Currant, cedar and graphite on the nose and palate. Pliant and showy already, with compelling sweetness of fruit and a fresh minerally quality giving juiciness and lift to the middle palate. Long and ripely tannic. This is freakishly good for a second wine.Author: Stephen TanzerIssue: May/June 2010
Wine Spectator | Rating: 93Tight and complex, with a firm, focused mix of mineral, dried currant, herb, sage and cedar. Full-bodied, intense and persistent, ending with a complex, layered aftertaste.Author: James Laube
Self | Rating: 94Author: Hal
Self | Rating: 96Author: Crufamily
Self | Rating: 96Incredibly tasty, very young, loads of fruit, plenty of time to go.Author: Stephen G41
Self | Rating: 97Lovely bottle of wine. Big, juicy and full of life. Everyone loved it. Smooth and silky. Hard to say there was much complexity or finesse here, but it almost did not matter as you wanted to drink it, drink it again and drink some more. Oddly, and will it was spectacular, every time I took a sip, I was trying to think of what I was tasting. It was just sort of there, really there, but nothing stood out making this wine different. It was just crazy good!Author: Charley
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 965 bottles owned
- 212 collectors
- Average collector rating: 96
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