Title: Observations from the Hillside
Publisher: Oakville, CA: Harlan Estate
Publication Date: 2010
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: Limited Edition
Quarto-oversized-hardcover in grey cloth boards encased in matching case with front & rear cover and 2 smaller top & bottom flaps. Title on front cover is sketch of an oak tree on paste down label. Limited Edition of 250, this number 213. Signed by William Harlan along with limitation # on rear inside cover of slipcase. Fine/As New: No defects externally or internally; Cloth boards and case pristine; Text itself clean, bright and unmarked.**Foreword by William Harlan; Vintage Maps & Photographs; Contributors; Plates. 207pp.******Essays by various writers on the history, land and people that together define the essence of the remarkable vineyard in Oakville, California that is Harlan Estate Wines. The estate sits on 240 acres set above the fabled Rutherford-Oakville benchlands in the heart of the Napa Valley. The Vineyard occupies 40 acres and produces 'First Growth' Reds: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The book is profusely illustrated throughout with numerous sketches, maps, photographs and 16 tipped-in plates, each with own separate tissue guard. Also includes wine tasting notes 1987-2009. A beautiful and pristine copy of a book that celebrates the fruition of one man's dreams to be a respected contributor to California's justly storied wine business. As New-Not used. Uncommon in Limited Edition. #20015. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15126811819
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