the wine advocate

"Harlan Estate might be the single most profound red wine made not just in California, but in the world."

—Robert M. Parker, Jr.

International Wine Cellar

"Without question, this is a California 'grand cru.' It's hard to imagine another California wine of any stripe that has provided so many fireworks over the past two decades."

—Stephen Tanzer

food & wine

"The most passionately made wine in America."

—legendary collector, Park B. Smith

le revue du vin de france

"About the Harlan Estate, I had written impetuously 'Why doesn't all wine taste like this?'"

—Jancis Robinson

fine wine magazine

"After various tastings of Harlan wines and with all the scores given, we have to conclude that this wine can be set apart from the rest as the first of the first growths."

—Napa Valley Classification – First Growth