2003 Bond Vecina, Napa Valley [RP-96pts]


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Tasting Notes:

96 points Wine Advocate

The vineyard closest to the great Harlan Estate is Vecina, situated in the western foothills on the Oakville Crossroad overlooking the valley. From this 11-acre site, the 2003 Vecina comes closest in style to Harlan Estate, appearing like a hypothetical blend of a St. Estephe and Pauillac. A formidable wine, it reveals plenty of new saddle leather, creme de cassis, scorched earth and volcanic-like characteristics in addition to notes of blackberries, Chinese black tea and graphite. It is a tour de force in winemaking! (RP) 96+  (6/2013)

96 points Wine Enthusiast

From a vineyard just adjacent to the Oakville estate comes this wonderfully earth-scented wine. Deep and brooding, the aromas bring to mind a walk through a forest. Now a whiff of bay laurel, then pine cone and a rich, mulchy humus, and hovering over all are ripe blackberries and oodles of caramelized new oak. Much more open at this point in its life than the ’02, but should live for many years.  (2/2007)

94 points Vinous

The 2003 Vecina is another impressive Bond wine from a vintage that does not get a ton of attention. Like the other Bond 2003s, the Vecina is not especially complex, but the wine’s balance is simply phenomenal. (AG)  (3/2017)

Bottle Size:

750 mL

Storage History:

Stored on its side in a climate controlled cellar since purchase.


Perfect condition. The bottle shown is the exact item you will receive.