1995 Harlan Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa MAGNUM

Share on Facebook

1995 Harlan Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa MAGNUM image

(99 points) The 1995 Proprietary Red Wine is almost as perfect as the 1994. It has gotten even better in the bottle, and remains one of the most remarkable young Cabernet Sauvignons I have tasted. The wine, a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot, was aged in 100% new oak, which adds subtle pain grille/toasty scents. This opaque purple-colored Cabernet offers up a nose of smoke, coffee beans, black and blue fruits, minerals, and roasted herbs. It is extremely full-bodied, with spectacular purity, exquisite equilibrium, and a seamless personality with everything in total harmony. The finish lasts for more than 40 seconds. This extravagantly rich, profoundly complex 1995 will give its 1994 sibling a run for its money. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2027.



Proprietor Bill Harlan, his winemaker, Bob Levy, and consultant, Frenchman Michel Rolland continue to produce what may be the single most profound wine in California. This wine possesses all the elements of greatness - individuality, power combined with elegance, extraordinary complexity, remarkable aging potential, and compelling richness without ponderousness. The vintages produced to date give signs of improving in the bottle for 20-30 years. In 1995, a second wine, which has not yet been named, has been produced, which allows the selection process to be even more severe once the 35-acre vineyard is in full production. Recent production has been 1,500 cases for the 1994, 1,200 cases for the 1995, 1,500 for the 1996, and approximately 2,500 cases for the 1997. Many readers who have been on the waiting list for Harlan Estate may finally receive an allocation in 1997. This year produced the highest yields to date (a still modest 2.7 tons per acre) at this hillside vineyard. Wine Advocate # 120 Dec 1998


  • List Price: $1900.00

  • Sale Price: $1500.00

This product is currently out of stock.

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Customers who bought this also bought:

  1. 1999 Dalla Valle Maya Napa - (97 Points) The virtually perfect 1999 Maya is a wine of stupendous unctuosity, richness, fruit, and elegance. It is remarkable...

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

Rose Wine tasting at WWWB

Thu, Jul 19, 2018

"Never, never trust anyone who asks for white wine. It means they're phonies."  - Bette Davis   Hey, most pe...

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - I know its summer but we drink Cabernet Sauvignon Year Round here

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

volker-eisele     cabernet        2013 Price: $60.00 volker-eisele     terzetto        2014 Price: $82.50 volker-...

Wine Bar is open for regular service

Sat, Jul 21, 2018

Stay tuned for this weeks menu

Ramey Wine Tasting with Special Guest George Staikos

Thu, Jul 26, 2018

Stay Tuned for more info on this event.

Penfolds Grange Collectors tasting with Special Guest Global Ambassador Ewan Proctor

Fri, Jul 27, 2018

This is our annual event to showcase the latest release of Penfolds Grange the iconic Shiraz of South Australia and one o...

Wine Bar Open for Regular Service

Sat, Jul 28, 2018

Stay Tuned for this weeks menu!

A study in Riesling Wine Tasting featuring JJ Prum and friends

Sat, Jul 28, 2018

A few of the wines included in this tasting. 2016 JJ Prum Riesling Graacher Himmelreich Kabinett Price: $31.50    You...

Charles Krug Wine Tasting with Special Guest Peter Mondavi Jr. at Wine Watch

Tue, Aug 7, 2018

Charles Krug Tasting at WWWB Tuesday, August 7th 2018   2017 Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc St. Helena Napa Vall...

Christom Winery Tasting at WWWB

Thu, Aug 9, 2018

Stay tuned for more info about this event featuring one of the brightest stars of the Willamette Valley.

Oregon Wine Tasting featuring Kelly Fox and friends

Fri, Aug 10, 2018

kelley fox    ahurani        2016 kelley fox    maresh vyd.        2016 kelley fox    momtazi vyd.        2015 kelley ...