1995 Harlan Estate The Maiden

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
Drink between 2001 - 2012
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Community Tasting Notes 15

  • Anonymous wrote: (90 points)

    February 21, 2014 - Beautiful, sweet, black cherry nose, black cherry fruit and plum flavors over dominated by french oaky flavors, excellent structure, short finish, wine was disappointing given its Harlan heritage

  • levinml wrote: (91 points)

    February 8, 2014 - I was a little underwhelmed, probably because expectations of Harlan name were high. Seemed way thin and light compared to the real deal (which I've had a couple times), but was certainly tasting a crowd pleasing to the family members gathered at Story. Wouldn't recommend spending big bucks for this.

  • wa2ofd wrote: (94 points)

    January 2, 2014 - The wine was fantastic! Wish it wasn't my last and only...

  • Jord26 wrote: (93 points)

    December 16, 2013 - Shocked at how fresh this wine was. Extremely high acidity which burned off after an hour. Mint and eucalyptus started showing up and spice box interwoven with current and cherry. Great wine and could go another 10 years

  • Marc wrote: (93 points)

    November 30, 2013 - Dinner for a 50th wedding anniversary (Clooney Restaurant, Auckland, New Zealand): (crumbly cork) Outstanding new world cabernet with notable VA that (for me) added great lift to a richly textured and multi-dimensional wine - in a very modern style. Licorice, hazelnut, plums and creamy oak feature on the nose The palate is impeccable - lovely bottle age character, smooth tannic structure, intense fruit quality with echos of the nose clearly on display. The wine got better and better in the glass - the VA did not over-take the wine and in fact by the end the complications of the wine became more pronounced. Modern wine making that has developed positively with age.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 1999, Issue #84 (link)

    (Harlan Estate The Maiden Red Wine Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1995
  • 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

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (1%)
  • In Cellars 176 (62%)
  • Consumed 104 (37%)

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