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1996 Harlan - The Maiden Bordeaux Blend - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

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 »

Score
91
Drink Dates
Comm: 2008-2017 VF: 2000-2015
Bid
1 for sale
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Author Suen Gary
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Tasted On 10/18/2011
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Author Conrad K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.372%
Tasted On 03/27/2010
Drink Dates 2008-2020

This was an off bottle. The fruit was completed dominated by the tannins and acidity. After two hours of air it opened only slightly. Try again in three years.

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Author winefolio
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 80.523%
Tasted On 03/04/2009
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Author StefanBoedeker
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 11/24/2008
Drink Dates 2008-2015

Nice dark purple, almost black color. Strong bouquet of coffee/espresso beans and plenty of black fruit and plums. On the palate it is a full bodied wine with an opulent texture where fruit, acidity and tannins blend well. This will probably still be a great wine the next 5-7 years.

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