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2002 Harlan - The Maiden Bordeaux Blend - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

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USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Bordeaux Blend
Producer Notes

Harlan Estate, owned by Bill Harlan, is located in the western hills of Oakville. Harlan is known for its commitment to creating a wine that is a California "First Growth," on par with those of the old world. The entire estate consists of 240 acres, including a homestead and plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Consulting oenologist Michel Rolland and... More »

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Drink Dates
Comm: 2009-2015 VF: 2004-2017
3 for sale

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 120
Author marv
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.095%
Tasted On 06/25/2014


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Author Hal
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95%
Tasted On 04/25/2014
Drink Dates 2014-2020
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Author dfn76
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.857%
Tasted On 06/24/2012
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Author Ronn L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 89.977%
Tasted On 04/19/2010
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Author Billy the Kid
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 90.01%
Tasted On 03/02/2010

What a wine.

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Author David 429
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.889%
Tasted On 02/25/2010
Drink Dates 2010-2025

Decanted for 8 hours, this is one of the best wines of the vintage, a deep ruby red color, huge nose of blackberries and cassis, huge well integrated tannins with a long spectacular finish. This was one of 22 bottles consumed at an amazing wine dinner with buddies of mine. This was one of the wines of the evening up against some really great bottles.

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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 95.238%
Tasted On 02/14/2010

Could be aged for 8 more years. Took about 30 minutes to open up and after it did was perfect. Great on this Valentine's day.

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Author Serl Z
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.761%
Tasted On 05/17/2009
Drink Dates 2007-2012

This is one of the best CA cabs we have had in a decade; lots of cassis and blackberry on first taste; a long finish with lots of complexity; delicious now but will be good for another 5 years at least.

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Author winefolio
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 79.942%
Tasted On 03/04/2009
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Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.997%
Tasted On 02/09/2009
Drink Dates 2009-2013

Not much different from the Harlin of the same year, but much less expensive. Deep color and flavor with earthy loamy taste, velvety tannin and long finish.

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