2004 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 750ML
  • WA 97
  • WS 94
  • IWC 94

Reviews for 2004 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon

WA 97
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2014
Aged 20 months in 72% new French oak, this blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc comes from a great vineyard on the valley floor in Oakville, just south of Rudd Estate and Plumpjack. The wine’s... Aged 20 months in 72% new French oak, this blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc comes from a great vineyard on the valley floor in Oakville, just south of Rudd Estate and Plumpjack. The wine’s dense ruby/purple color is followed by a beautiful, Pauillac-like (think Pontet Canet or Mouton), ethereal perfume of creme de cassis, or as Michael Broadbent used to say, “celestial black currants,” full body, a velvety texture, fine tannins, a multidimensional mouthfeel, and a terrific finish. While there were no real surprises tasting this wine, I was somewhat intrigued by just how youthful the 2004 Screaming Eagle is showing. I had expected it to reveal slightly more evolution. I thought the 13% Merlot in the blend would push the evolution more quickly. The finish lasts for a full minute. As it has been in just about every vintage, the 2004 is a profound wine. It is for others to decide if it is overpriced, but this is undeniably a great wine that competes on the world stage with the best that exist. 97+ - Robert Parker
WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2007
Impeccably balanced intense and complex with a mix of savory currant loamy earth and firmly structured tannins. Tightens up on the finish where the tannins clamp down yet the finish is long and persistent. Best from 2010... Impeccably balanced intense and complex with a mix of savory currant loamy earth and firmly structured tannins. Tightens up on the finish where the tannins clamp down yet the finish is long and persistent. Best from 2010 through 2020. Tasted twice with consistent notes. 400 cases made. –JL
IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2007
Good deep ruby-red. Deeper sweeter aromas of black raspberry black cherry mocha smoke and minerals. Rich and suave in the mouth; fuller and considerably smoother than the 2003. This boasts lovely sweetness and superb... Good deep ruby-red. Deeper sweeter aromas of black raspberry black cherry mocha smoke and minerals. Rich and suave in the mouth; fuller and considerably smoother than the 2003. This boasts lovely sweetness and superb refinement as well as more stuffing to support its nutty oak than the leaner 2003 possesses. There's nothing astringent about this.