Why Is Screaming Eagle So Expensive?
Scarcity is a big reason for Screaming Eagle’s desirability. Originally the wine came from only a one-acre plot on a 57-acre (23-hectare) vineyard Jean Phillips bought in 1986
The '92 Screaming Eagle is special due to its high critics scores and limited production. Wine critic Robert Parker gave it a spectacular score of 99. Following such an elegant reception by the critics, wine lovers flocked to buy the first vintage. And, with just 225 cases available for purchase, prices skyrocketed
Scarcity is a big reason for Screaming Eagle's desirability. Originally the wine came from only a one-acre plot on a 57-acre (23-hectare) vineyard Jean Phillips bought in 1986
Its owner is a sports-loving billionaire. In 2006, Philips sold Screaming Eagle to Charles Banks and Stan Kroenke for an undisclosed sum, rumored to be around $30 million. Kroenke became the winery's outright owner after buying out Banks in 2009
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