Majority out there love wine, which has some soothing characteristics, especially after a fine day's life struggles. However, the wine has some great positive health implications too, which gives some additional reason also for the wine consumers to enjoy it in moderate amounts.
Drinking too much of wine is injurious to health as like any other alcoholic drink. However, in suggested amounts, wine is good for alleviating:
– Mental health issues
– Congestive heart diseases
– High blood pressure
– Fatty liver
– Various types of cancers breast, colon, skin, etc.
For those who are concerned about preserving the facial beauty, the wine has some significant effects on skin health also.
A Few Things to Know about the Screaming Eagle Wine
It was in the news that in a 6-liter bottle of the 1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon was sold for about $500,000 in the 2000 Auction Napa Valley. Usually, when premium wines fetch of a huge sum in auctions, they may use to be some extra vintage European wines, but this spending half a million dollar for just an 8-year-old Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon shows its significant.
Screaming Eagle vineyards was founded back in 1986 by Jean Phillips who is an experienced real estate agent. Screaming Eagle epitomizes the Napa winemaking as a low producing variant. Here are a few special things you may like to know about this rare premium wine.
– It’s a Napa winery cult.
Even though there is no such qualifier to define a winery having the "cult" status; however the wines of them are so hard to find and deemed to be of extremely high quality with bigger price tags. Screaming Eagle has a 57-acre vineyard and an annual production close to 500 cases.
– Robert Parker’s favorite
Screaming Eagle got its global fame after Robert Parker, who is a well-known wine critic gave the 1992 vintage Screaming Eagle a 99 out of 100 rating. This winery may eventually receive full 100 Parker points for its vintage 1997 and 2007, 2010, 2012 releases.
– It’s the most expensive in America.
As per the Wine-Searcher lists online, Screaming Eagle seems to be one among the two most expensive wine bottles for sale. When Cabernet Sauvignon is known to be an iconic variety, the Sauvignon of Screaming Eagle Blanc holds the top spot with pricing in an average of $5,974. The Cabernet Sauvignon has $3,647 in an average.
– It tackles all counterfeiters.
Given the vast bottles command and a surge in counterfeit products, the buyers want any kind of reassurance that the bottle of Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon they purchase is original. Starting with the 2010 vintage bottles, Screaming Eagle winery started protecting all its bottles with a bubble-coded system for verification, which is a label that's placed in the midst of the foil and bottle which creates an additional security seal which cannot be detached without the foil getting damaged. Underneath the seal, the original Screaming Eagle bottles also contain identification codes which can be verified at the official website of Screaming Eagle.
– A sensational winemaker
Winemaker Nick Gislason is with Screaming Eagle from 2010 onwards. With his previous experience in winemaking at Napa and New Zealand, he was officially posted as an assistant winemaker to Andy Erickson, who is the superstar at Napa Valley. Gislason later took over as the sole winemaker in the year 2011 when Erickson stepped down from his role.
The Screaming Eagle wines available for purchase now.
– 2006 Screaming Eagle for $4,200.00 for 750 ml bottle
– 2008 Screaming Eagle for $2,995.00 for 750 ml
The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, which is a cheaper variety, can also burst from the wine glass with pure depth and considerable richness. You can get espresso, mocha, licorice, and the sweet spices wrapping around the palate on sipping it. The anticipated maturity of 2008 Screaming Eagle is 2015 to 2028.
Let's next to get back to the topic of the amazing benefits of wine on facial skin.
Some amazing benefits of wine in skin health
#1 Reduce wrinkles
As many knows, red wine is rich in antioxidants, which can fight skin aging by restoring the collagen level and thereby preserve the elasticity of the skin. Wrinkles and fine lines will disappear as a result of regular consumption of wine at a moderate amount, and you can enjoy younger facial features.
#2 Reduce the risk of sun damage
Even though not like sunscreen, the antioxidants properties of red wine and the amino acid content in it can act as a natural barrier of the skin to protect against the sun's UV radiation. A fine glass of wine regularly can also help prevent cancers.
#3 Get more radiant skin
Studies have shown that getting a red wine massage can help in getting more radiant skin. You may spritz a little red wine on to your face and gently massage. Just rinse the wine off after a few minutes and use a cleansing agent to wash the face.
#4 Soothe any inflammation
Again the antioxidants in red wine come to your skin health benefits as it can work wonders on inflamed skin. For this also, you can dab some wine over the inflamed skin on face and then try soothing the complexion.
#5 Fighting acne
You may also use red wine over skin affected by acne. Red wine has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, which will help cleanse the excess oil content on the skin and clear the impurities. Applying it will also help to reduce any further skin breakouts.
#6 Wine as a skin toner
Instead of buying a chemical, cosmetic product, you may try good quality red wine also as a skin toner to enjoy a softer, supple facial skin. Try to apply wine on to your face gently and then rinse it off with cold water after a few minutes.
#7 To lighten the aging spots
With the use of wine, you can try and slow down the appearance of any aging spots on your facial skin. Red wine treatment proved to lighten the existing aging spots. For this, you need to apply a few drops of red wine to the affected spots and then rinse it off after 15 minutes. Do it daily until you start to notice the results.
Wine facial, wine ice cube massage, using it as an exfoliating agent, etc. can also be tried out with good quality wine as a facial skin protector.