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Ulysses vineyard was acquired in 2008 by Christian Moueix. Situated along Napa Valley’s Oakville bench and extending over an alluvial fan at the foot of the Mayacamas Range, the site was once part of the famed Charles Hopper ranch and it is exceptional for winegrowing. The soil is composed of deep, gravelly clay loam and is particularly well-suited to grow Cabernet Sauvignon.

Since the acquisition, Christian Moueix and his team have pursued an in-depth understanding of the soil and microclimate and have undertaken a lengthy and meticulous vineyard restoration. Dry farming, the foundation of Ulysses’ sustainable farming practices, enhances root depth and resistance to drought, resulting in a wine that is a pure expression of terroir.

The winemaking team’s intention is to produce a wine reflecting the exceptional potential and individuality of the Ulysses vineyard. The approach is minimal, with attentive observation and restrained intervention. Harvested at perfect ripeness with the utmost care, the grapes undergo both cluster and berry selection before a gentle vinification and aging. Ulysses is a distinctive Cabernet Sauvignon with a touch of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. It should be decanted prior to serving.


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B042 ULYSSES VINEYARD NAPA VALLEY 2018 750ml x 6 [OWC6, Stock in France] A845 ULYSSES VINEYARD NAPA VALLEY 2017 750ml x 6 [OWC6, Stock in France]
Price HK$6,900.00
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Price HK$6,600.00
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B042 ULYSSES VINEYARD NAPA VALLEY 2018 750ml x 6 [OWC6, Stock in France] A845 ULYSSES VINEYARD NAPA VALLEY 2017 750ml x 6 [OWC6, Stock in France]
Stock in France
Case Price $6,900
[6 bottles OWC, @1,150/btl]

The current-release 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon shows more cherries and bay leaf on the nose than prior vintages. There's still a solid framework of cedar, loam and cassis, hints of mocha and licorice, but there's also a bit more freshness and lift. It's medium to full-bodied and densely concentrated yet silky and finessed, with a long, elegant finish. RP96
Stock in France
Case Price $6,600
[6 bottles OWC, @1,100/btl]

This is packed with the ripe, vivid fruit of the vintage, sporting intense cassis, raspberry and blackberry flavors allied to prodigious structure in the form of licorice root and roasted apple wood notes. Rippling with muscle through the finish, but without being domineering, showing focus and detail. Like a Richard Serra, this is seemingly immense at first glance, but steadily pulls you in with its details. Best from 2022 through 2038. WS95
A529 ULYSSES VINEYARD NAPA VALLEY 2016 750ml
Price HK$1,350.00
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A529 ULYSSES VINEYARD NAPA VALLEY 2016 750ml
[MOUEIX Vineyards Napa]

The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon leaps from the glass with exuberant notes of cassis, black cherries and blackberries with touches of bay leaves, lavender, rose hip tea and pencil shavings plus a waft of spice box developing with time. The palate is medium to full-bodied with a well-sustained mid-palate of youthful black fruit, a rock-solid structure of firm, grainy tannins and fantastic freshness lifting the perfumed fruit to a long, lively finish. RP95+
   
 
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