1997 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ML

  • WA 100
  • WS 95
  • IWC 91

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WA 100
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2000
It doesn't get any better than 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon a perfect wine. Representing the essence of cassis liqueur intermixed with blackberries minerals licorice and toast this full-bodied multi-dimensional classic is... It doesn't get any better than 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon a perfect wine. Representing the essence of cassis liqueur intermixed with blackberries minerals licorice and toast this full-bodied multi-dimensional classic is fabulous with extraordinary purity symmetry and a finish that lasts for nearly a minute. It has the overall equilibrium to evolve for nearly two decades but it will be hard to resist upon release. Anticipated maturity: now-2020.
WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, September 2000
...potent wine of finesse and grace this weaves together a rich and complex array of cedary currant toasty oak hazelnut and black cherry flavors that finish in a long intricate aftertaste...
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, December 2000
Medium ruby. Complex, individual nose combines black raspberry, cassis, blood orange, cocoa powder, bitter chocolate, smoke and earth. Intensely flavored, fresh and sharply delineated, with notes of cassis, blackberry... Medium ruby. Complex, individual nose combines black raspberry, cassis, blood orange, cocoa powder, bitter chocolate, smoke and earth. Intensely flavored, fresh and sharply delineated, with notes of cassis, blackberry, dark chocolate and meat, and strong oakiness. Leaner than the '96 at a similar stage, but grew a bit denser and sweeter with aeration. Finishes rather oaky, with firm tannins and very good length. Conveys a strong impression of terroir, but I don't yet find the texture or depth of the best vintages of Screaming Eagle. 91+
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Vintage 1997