...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...
Full body plus ultra fine tannins that build on the finish. It really comes on with a rolling tannin structure. Tightly wound. A muscular and elegant wine with superb tone. A fresh and bright Harlan.
This is an especially showy, radiant Harlan Estate that is likely to offer a wide window of pure drinking pleasure.
Dusty, loamy tannins provide the outline, with a crushed rock—laced mix of dried berry, sage and cedary oak...ends elegantly, with spice and firm tannins.