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Harlan Estate 1997

Auction:
2503
Lot:
355
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Auction:
Fine Wines - 2503
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2010 6:00PM

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Harlan Estate 1997
Napa
"The 1997 Harlan Estate is one of the greatest Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines I have ever tasted. A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, with the rest Merlot and Cabernet Franc, this enormously-endowed, profoundly rich wine must be tasted to be believed. Opaque purple-colored, it boasts spectacular, soaring aromatics of vanilla, minerals, coffee, blackberries, licorice, and cassis. In the mouth, layer after layer unfold powerfully yet gently. Acidity, tannin, and alcohol are well-balanced by the wine's unreal richness and singular personality. The finish exceeds one minute. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2030. " R. Parker, 100 pts. 12/00
3 bottles
Estimate $2,100-3,000

Keywords

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Harlan Estate, Merlot, Wine, Wine tasting

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