1997 Harlan Estate The Maiden
Proprietary Blend - 750ML

  • WA 94
  • IWC 92

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WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2000
Readers should not overlook the dense purple-colored 1997 Maiden a creamy-textured full-bodied unctuously thick rich wine. Jammy cassis new oak smoke and espresso notes explode from the glass of this blockbuster. An... Readers should not overlook the dense purple-colored 1997 Maiden a creamy-textured full-bodied unctuously thick rich wine. Jammy cassis new oak smoke and espresso notes explode from the glass of this blockbuster. An amazing effort...
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2000
Saturated ruby. Pungent roasted aromas of black raspberry currant and maple syrup; distinct suggestions of surmaturite. Superb sweetness and roasted ripeness in the mouth. The tannins spread out to coat the entire palate... Saturated ruby. Pungent roasted aromas of black raspberry currant and maple syrup; distinct suggestions of surmaturite. Superb sweetness and roasted ripeness in the mouth. The tannins spread out to coat the entire palate but ultimately come across as less supple and more rustic than those of the flagship Harlan Estate bottling. Still this stains the palate with flavor.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Sub-appellation Oakville
Vintage 1997