32 Ratings
Harlan Estate The Maiden

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Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) The Maiden represents the second selection from the estate. It is a highly detailed and sumptuous wine, remarkably faithful to the vineyard's pedigree. Accordingly, the resemblance to her "big sister" is unmistakable.

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    Fruit forward notes of lush cherry

    almost 4 years
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2000 Vintage) Full medium ruby. Spicy, brooding aromas of black- and redcurrant, licorice, mocha and toasty oak. Impressively ripe and rich; very backward yet conveys an impression of low acidity. Finishes firm but with thoroughly lush tannins.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: (87-89) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 142 on Aug-02
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2002 Vintage) Good full ruby-red. Superripe aromas of sweet, sappy berries; not roasted. Lush, sweet and sappy, with compelling freshness and depth of sappy fruit. This has terrific early appeal as well as a firm structure to support further development in bottle. Finishes with big, chewy, tongue-dusting tannins and superb lingering sweetness of dark berry fruit. The best Maiden vintage yet.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 157 on Feb-05