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    625
  • Producer ranking ?

    28
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Game

The Story

Second Flight is part and parcel of Screaming Eagle; the wines express that signature freshness so typical of the estate and will age for many years regardless of the composition.  Second Flight is in fact rarer than Screaming Eagle, producing only 500-800 cases a year.

One of the first actions taken by Kroenke, the sole owner of Screaming Eagle,  was to introduce a second wine, Second Flight, a premeditated attempt to solidify Screaming Eagle’s Romanee-Conti-esque legendary status. Second Flight’s debut vintage was the 2006, which released in 2012. The Wine Advocate immediately scored both this and the 2007 94 points. Like Screaming Eagle each bottle has a bubble coded security system, which allows the consumers to immediately verify the authenticity of this prized possession

 

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Incredibly floral - roses, jasmine and violets that jump out of the glass. The color is fairly deep ruby with wonderful sage, rosemary and herbal flavors on the palate. A delicious wine with firm tannins and freshness. There is good potential for this wine to age and evolve over the next decade or more. Blend of 54% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc.

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Oakville, Napa Valley

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 Jeannie Cho Lee MW, Pro (China)  tasted  Second Flight 2011  ( Screaming Eagle )

Incredibly floral - roses, jasmine and violets that jump out of the glass. The color is fairly deep ruby with wonderful sage, rosemary and herbal flavors on the palate. A delicious wine with firm tannins and freshness. There is good potential for this wine to age and evolve over the next decade or more. Blend of 54% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc.

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