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  • Country ranking ?

    176
  • Producer ranking ?

    22
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    now to 2040
  • Food Pairing

    Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions and Mushroom Quinoa

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate / Very deep garnet-purple colored, the 2013 Second Flight simply sings of spiced blueberries, black forest cake and preserved plums with suggestions of star anise, baker’s chocolate, fertile loam and dried Provence herbs with a hint of lavender. Big, concentrated, full-bodied and packed to the gills with black fruits, exotic spice and floral layers, it has a firm frame of grainy tannins and just enough freshness, ...

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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 Ea...

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Medium-intense, ruby colour. Very elegant red fruit nose with mint, cinnamon and vanilla aromas. Very firm palate shows crisp acidity, powdery tannic structure and delicate, soft red fruit character. Very lean and tight in style with long intense finish. Drinking superbly already now.
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Origin

Oakville, Napa Valley

Vintage Quality

Above Average
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