Harlan Estate

Harlan Estate 2016


seidig & aromatisch
pikant & würzig
Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Merlot 20%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Petit Verdot 2%
14,5% Vol.
Trinkreife: 2024–2090
Verpackt in: 3er OHK
Parker: 100/100
Suckling: 100/100
Jeb Dunnuck: 100/100
USA, Californien
Allergene: Sulfite, Abfüllerinformation

Parker über: Harlan Estate

-- Parker: The deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Harlan Estate comes charging out of the glass, brandishing bold, opulent blackberry pie, warm cassis and blueberry preserves notes with hints of cigar box, Indian spices, crushed rocks and forest floor plus fragrant accents of lavender and black tea. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is built like a brick house, with a solid line of super ripe, grainy tannins and oodles of freshness supporting the layer upon layer of savory and earth-inspired notions, finishing on a lingering mineral note. Impressively structured, incredibly nuanced and possessing all this latent tension, this brazen beauty is set to live for a good 60 years and possibly more! 100/100


Suckling über: Harlan Estate

-- Suckling: This is so tight and vibrant with a huge amount of detail and precision, coupled with density and brightness, superb length and class. The tannins are horizontal and so polished. The most refined, harmonious and focused Harlan ever? Subtle strength in this wine. You can drink it now or age it for years ahead.100/100


Jeb Dunnuck über: Harlan Estate

-- Jeb Dunnuck: The quality of the 2016 Proprietary Red Wine shouldn’t surprise anyone. This estate rarely misses a beat, and in a great vintage like 2016, they’ve made a perfect wine. Sporting a deep purple hue as well as extraordinary notes of crème de cassis, blackcurrants, herbes de Provence, tobacco, graphite, and a who knows what else, this beauty hits the palate with a deep, powerful, full-bodied style that has enough structure to warrant a decade of cellaring. The purity is off the charts, it builds incrementally on the palate, and has a finish that won’t quit. Reminding me a little of the 2013, yet with a touch more elegance, do your best to hide bottles for at least 5-7 years and it’s going to keep for 30-40 years or more. 100/100

Mein Winzer

Harlan Estate

Harlan Estate wurde 1984 von Bill Harlan gegründet und ist ein Weinanbaugebiet in den westlichen Hügeln von Oakville, Kalifornien - im Herzen des Napa Valley. Das Anwesen besteht aus 97 Hektar natürlicher Pracht, die über den sagenumwobenen Eichenwäldern von Oakville liegen.

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