Red

1996 Harlan Estate The Maiden

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2002 - 2015 (Edit)
CT91.5 32 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 29

  • wa2ofd wrote: (92 points)

    September 2, 2016 - Been in my RTD for awhile...Very much in the same style of culty Cally of the 90s...Not nearly at the end of its life

  • Anonymous wrote: (93 points)

    March 27, 2015 - Soft, delicious black cherry fruit, excellent structure, tobacco, earth, and current flavors, nice finish, was surprised by how good the wine was, much better than the 1995

  • Goldiej wrote: (91 points)

    December 29, 2013 - opened 4 hours prior to drinking and decanted 3 hours prior. at first disappointed but the three hours in the decanter changed everything the wine really blossomed it had some lead pencil characteristics and restrained fruit consumed with domestic rack of lamb & garlic potatoes . glad I opened when I did
    The wine looks Brick colored. The legs are Medium. It tastes like and Toast. The body is Medium. The wine has Leathery texture. The wine finishes Short.

  • Jord26 wrote: (95 points)

    December 16, 2013 - Waht a beautiful wine. Never ending bouquet of flowers and blackberry liqueur. Very different from the 95'

  • Jord26 wrote: (93 points)

    November 26, 2013 - Wine was surprisingly fresh. Beautiful aged nose at first. Saddle leather, sweet tobacco. After 30 minutes the nose became full of red and black cherry and raspberry jam. Still had some good tannin left. Very impressive wine.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    6/5/2013 (link) 92 points

    (Harlan Estate The Maiden) Bricking dark red violet color; tart currant, tobacco nose; mature, tart currant, tart plum, tobacco palate with medium acidity; medium-plus finish 92+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1996
  • Type Red
  • Producer Harlan Estate
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation The Maiden
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

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  • Pending Delivery 2 (0%)
  • In Cellars 333 (62%)
  • Consumed 202 (38%)

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