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Screaming Eagle 1999

Your Price: $2,945.00

Producer: Screaming Eagle
Optimum drinking: 2019-2030
Rating: 97 - Robert Parker
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 88%, Merlot 10%, Cabernet Franc 2%
Winemaker: Nic Gislason-Michel Rolland
Appellation: North Coast, Napa Valley, California
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Screaming eagle is one of the Napa's Valley most iconic wines, an absolute legend borne from a fabulous terroir and one of the world's finest winemaking teams. The 2010 vintage is a wine for the long-haul. It was purchased in its original wooden case and is in perfect condition. Please hurry, there is very little of this stunning wine available.

"The bottled 1999 is as profound as I predicted a year and a half ago. It boasts an opaque purple color along with a gorgeously pure nose of creme de cassis, charcoal, and floral characteristics. The wine is opulent, dense, and rich, with exceptional purity, a viscous texture, and impressive underlying tannin that frames its large but elegant personality. Not surprisingly, this is a candidate for the wine of the vintage."
Robert Parker

"Bright, saturated medium ruby. Very ripe, sweet, aromatic nose combines bitter cherry, currant, chocolate, espresso, baking spices and licorice. Expansive, sweet and mouthfilling; almost shockingly large-scaled for this wine. Velvety and seamless, with ripe acids giving the wine shape. Subtle notes of currant leaf, maple syrup and game. Finishes rich and long, with sweet tannins. Seems riper and more textured than recent vintages of this wine. After 24 hours in the recorked bottle, this showed cassis and bitter chocolate flavors, an even firmer structure and compelling sweetness." Stephen Tanzer

Screaming Eagle 1999