The Mascot

California, United States   |  Hearty Red   |  2011
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SKU
MASC-MASC-2011
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Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
MASC-MASC-2011-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£135.00
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“The Mascot is a more affordable version of Harlanesque hedonism… but by no means a pale imitation. It is a bold, rich, full-bodied red, expressive and approachable, with the potential to evolve well into the future."
Jay McInerney, The Wall Street Journal

Founder Will Harlan's The Mascot began early on as an experiment, after talking the family and winemaking team into sparing a few barrels of wine - produced from younger vines - to explore a blend of his own. In the first few years, before it had a label or a name, it was just a wine shared with friends and family. It wasn’t until the 2008 vintage, the first official release, that there was enough to share with new friends. This cabernet is a hedonistic blend of power and balance; expressive and approachable early in its life, with potential to evolve well into the future. Ready to drink upon release, it will age for decades given the opportunity. Production is 2,500 cases a year.

Grape Varieties: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petite Verdot 


"The 2011 growing season in the Napa Valley was one of cooler temperatures, contributing to a slow, deliberate ripening requiring both patience and faith. What emerged from the younger vines of Promontory, Harlan Estate, and BOND was a wine with great freshness, tension, and vibrance. Minerality resolves into wet slate, with elegant fruit defined by velvety tannins. Approachable and lively in its youth, the 2011 vintage will age far into the future."
Will Harlan’s vintage notes

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  Grower The Mascot
  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2011
  Bottle or Case? Price by the Bottle, Price by the Case
  Country United States
  Region California
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Hearty Red
  Oak Strongly Oaked
  Drinkability Early in drinking window
  Sweetness Dry
  Abv 14.5%

The Mascot

To be shared with friends

SOMMELIER SELECTION, ‘LAST FEW’ AND GIFTS
These lovely wines and gifts are stored in our cellar in Clapham, ready for immediate dispatch (and drinking)! If we have less than 12 bottles, the display will show the number available today. If you’d like more than the number shown, or it’s shown as ‘Out of Stock’ / ‘Email to order’, just call us or drop us an email to confirm your order and delivery schedule, as our winemakers send us fresh stocks frequently.

Fast Delivery takes 1-3 working days and costs £12.50 for orders under £75. Orders over £75 are subject to Fast & FREE Delivery.

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Saturday Delivery costs £30. This option is available to all UK mainland postcodes for orders placed between 1pm on Thursday and 1pm on Friday. This is optional at checkout, to be chosen in place of our standard 1 – 3 working day service. If you specifically need to place an order for Saturday delivery outside of the above times, please contact us at orders@honestgrapes.co.uk and we will see if we can arrange this for you.

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