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The Mascot

The Mascot

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley
Release Date November 2022
  • Made from the younger vines of BOND, Harlan Estate and Promontory.

  • Rooted in the pedigree of its hillside “parent” winegrowing endeavors, The Mascot shares an early glimpse of promise and potential.

  • The 2018 vintage will be held in bottle for five years before its release in November, 2023.

Will Harlan

Will Harlan, Winemaker

To capture in each vintage the seasonal expression and character of the land.
Country Born
United States
Winery Experience
4 years
Duke University - B.A. Philosophy

Will Harlan - second generation of the Harlan Estate family - grew up in St. Helena in the Napa Valley. He graduated from Duke University in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy, and worked his way west to San Francisco in 2010 to focus on consumer-internet applications. He had begun blending wine a few years prior and was working on understanding wine production in his spare time.

In October of 2013 he announced the first release of "The Mascot", a wine made from the younger vines of Harlan Estate, BOND, and Promontory. Will has since released four vintages and is now turning over the endeavor to a small team as he steps into the leadership role with Promontory.

Living in San Francisco, working both in the city and Napa Valley, Will is forging relationships with a new generation of wine enthusiasts while furthering the family wineries' evolutionary path.