Screaming Eagle is back with vengeance after a turbulent 2017. The “bloom after the storm” brought intense fruit and Nick Gislason translated that into an undeniably stunning wine with jaw-dropping elegance. Vibrant notions of ripe blackberries soar from the glass with candied violets and clove oil. Gislason’s pride in this vintage is clear; “Everything is just really perfumey with a lot of verve and a lot of freshness.” It goes without saying that this will cruise in a cool cellar for many decades to come. Limit 3 bottles per customer.
Screaming Eagle... the name alone conjures thoughts of endless horizons. There are only a few wines on the planet that have the reputation and the clout of this mythical Napa Valley vineyard just south of Oakville Cross, and we’re happy to say that we’ve wrangled up a few handfuls of this icon specifically for you. As Bounty Hunters, we are always committed to helping you find the best of the best... the rarest of the rare. We don’t have a lot of this to go around, so please contact us as soon as you can so that we may help you secure some of these gems. No mailing list is required, but do act quickly, as these are by nature extremely limited.
The 2019 Screaming Eagle is a wine of mind-blowing elegance and finesse that stand apart from the generally more potent style of so many wines in this vintage. Deep, sensual and beautifully layered, the 2019 is simply magnificent from the very first taste. A whole range of red/purplish fruit, spice, leather, dried herb and blood orange accents give the 2019 its vivid, wonderfully detailed personality. Because of its price, both on release and in the secondary market, Screaming Eagle is the most talked about wine in Napa Valley. It is hype or not? All I can say is that I was very fortunate to drink a number of older vintages during lockdown and all those wines lived up to their reputations.