Harlan Estate Plays the Long Game

The Napa Valley cult Cabernet star is building for the future
Harlan Estate Plays the Long Game
Harlan Estate is built to last. (Courtesy of Harlan Estate)
Aug 22, 2018
Immaculately manicured terraces of Cabernet Sauvignon vines, some dating to 1985 (old by Napa Valley standards), rise on the hills above the town of Oakville, in the high-rent district home to other famous Napa vineyards such as To Kalon. The terraces belong to Harlan Estate, says Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth, and they are the result of a carefully planned, decades-long approach by owner H. William Harlan and his team.

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