"Harlan Estate might be the single most profound red wine made not just in California, but in the world."
—Robert M. Parker, Jr.
"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."
"The most passionately made wine in America."
—legendary collector, Park B. Smith
"About the Harlan Estate, I had written impetuously 'Why doesn't all wine taste like this?'"
"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