Christian Moueix Ulysses Napa Valley 2013

Christian MoueixUlysses Napa Valley 2013

Product code: 3661
£141.90 inc VAT
Country
Country: USA
Region
Region: California
Type
Type: Red Wine
Alcohol
Alcohol: 14.5%
Volume
Volume: 750 ml
Winemaker
Winemaker: Christian Moueix
Grape %: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
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Country
Country: USA
Region
Region: California
Type
Type: Red Wine
Alcohol
Alcohol: 14.5%
Volume
Volume: 750 ml
Winemaker
Winemaker: Christian Moueix
Grape %: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

About the Winery

Etablissements Jean-Pierre Moueix is one of the famous wine producers in the Bordeaux region. They distribute the high-quality wines they create from Bordeaux and California. Since 1937, this family-run wine company has been into the business of winemaking. Today, this company is known for creating some of the best crus ever in areas like Pomerol and Saint Emilion in France & California, Dominus Estate and Ulysses in the Napa Valley region, USA.

The expert winemaking team here, gives a lot of focus to the vineyards. This is because they believe that only good fruits can produce good wine. The details of the vineyards of this company are as follows:

Pomerol

  • Chateau Trotany – 7.2 hectares; 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
  • Esperance de Trotany – same as above, 7.2 hectares; 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
  • Chateau La Fleur-Petrus – 18.7 hectares; 91% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot
  • Chateau Hosanna – 4.5hectares; 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc
  • Chateau Latour a Pomerol – 8 hectares; 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
  • Chateau La Grave – 8 hectares; 85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc
  • Chateau Lafleur Gazin – 8.5 hectares; 85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc
  • Chateau Lagrange – 9 hectares; 100% Merlot

Saint Emilion

  • Chateau Belair Monange – 23.5 hectares; 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
  • Annonce de Belair Monange – Same as above 23.5 hectares; 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
  • Haut Roc Blanquant – Same as above 23.5 hectares; 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
  • Clos La Madeleine – 2.3 hectares; 76% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Franc
  • Chateau Magnan La Gaffeliere – 9.3 hectares; 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley

  • Dominus – 42 hectares; mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot
  • Napanook – Same as above 42 hectares; mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot
  • Othello –Ssame as above 42 hectares; mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot
  • Ulysses – Same as above 42 hectares; mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot

At all of these vineyards, all efforts are put in to maintain the soil in good health at all times. Green harvesting and canopy management are some new techniques practiced in the vineyards here.

https://www.moueix.com

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