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2012 Harlan Estate Harlan Estate, Oakville, California, USA

In Bond case price:
£1,600.00
Country USA
Region California
Appellation Oakville
Producer Harlan Estate
Vintage 2012
Type Red (Dry)
Grape Variety Red Bordeaux Blend
ABV 14.5%
Format 1x150cl
Packaging Original Wood Case
Duty Status In Bond
Provenance Acquired from the original owner, a Harlan mailing list subscriber who received an allocation directly from the winery; directly imported into the UK by Liquid Assets; securely stored in a climate-controlled bonded facility
Stock 1 case (in stock and available immediately)

99+ Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate (October 2015)

The 2012 Harlan Estate is reminiscent of their 2002. Probably a candidate for perfection with another 4-5 years of bottle age, the wine is inky plum/purple to the rim and offers a gorgeous nose of scorched earth, blackberry and cassis, forest floor, and a floral, lavender-like component followed by deep, opulent, majestic flavors that caress the palate with high but sweet tannin. This is relatively evolved, and supple and voluptuous for a young Harlan estate – hence the comparison with their compelling 2002.

This wine can be drunk in several years and is likely another candidate for 30-50 years of cellaring.

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97 Antonio Galloni, Vinous (September 2017)

Racy and inviting, the 2012 Harlan Estate is the perfect wine to get this vertical started. Silky tannins and plush, richly textured fruit give the 2012 much of its immediacy. Succulent red cherry, plum, mocha, spice, rose petal and new leather are some of the many notes that grace this exquisite, sumptuous wine.

Format Packaging Stock Price Status
6x75cl OWC 2 cases £4,000.00 In Bond View
Vintage Format Packaging Stock Price Status
2015 6x75cl OWC 1 case £6,000.00 In Bond View
2014 6x75cl OWC 1 case £4,800.00 In Bond View
2014 1x150cl OWC 1 case £1,600.00 In Bond View
2013 3x75cl OWC 1 case £3,450.00 In Bond View
2011 6x75cl OWC 1 case £3,800.00 In Bond View
2011 3x75cl OWC 2 cases £1,900.00 In Bond View
2011 1x150cl OWC 1 case £1,400.00 In Bond View
2010 1x150cl OWC 1 case £1,800.00 In Bond View
2009 6x75cl OWC 1 case £3,900.00 In Bond View
2008 1x150cl OWC 1 case £1,400.00 In Bond View
2008 2x150cl OWC 1 case £2,800.00 In Bond View
2008 3x75cl OWC 1 case £2,100.00 In Bond View
2006 3x75cl OWC 1 case £2,000.00 In Bond View
2004 3x75cl OWC 1 case £2,050.00 In Bond View
2004 1x150cl OWC 1 case £1,350.00 In Bond View
2004 2x150cl OWC 1 case £2,700.00 In Bond View
2000 2x150cl OWC 1 case £2,000.00 In Bond View