Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992

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2015-06-26 10:47:55

Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992 is a Californian vintage wine made up of a blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc. The wine

The wine is a vintage wine produced by one of Napa Valley’s smallest wineries, Screaming Eagle.

The Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992 is unfined, unfiltered and aged in 60% new oak. The wine is only sold via a mailing list. Only 175 cases of this wine were ever made.

The wine can be bought at the following Napa Valley locations: Don Giovanni restaurant, Brava restaurant, the Saint Helena Wine Centre and Oakville Grocery.

The wine is a dark purple colour and has a taste of blackcurrants and oak.

Screaming Eagle

Main article: Screaming Eagle

Screaming Eagle is one of the smallest wineries in Napa Valley, CA. Screaming Eagle age their wine in 65% new French oak barrels for almost two years. Screaming Eagle produce approximately 500 cases of wine a year, most of which is sold to customers via a mailing list. The 1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet was the winery’s first release.

Notable sale

1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet has been known to sell for $500-$1000. However, a bottle was sold for $500,000 at a Napa Valley auction in 2000. Though technically the most expensive wine ever sold, it must be noted that this was a charity auction and much of the price paid must be attributed to that fact.

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