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2015 Ulysses Vineyard

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

 

"Wonderfully complete...among the finest wines of the vintage" - Antonio Galloni

 

96 VM / 96 JS / 95 WA / 95 JD

$149.99/bottle (In Stock) - Buy Now

Lowest Price Online! Very limited.

 

Ulysses was acquired in 2008 by Christian Moueix of Petrus and Dominus fame. Located on Napa Valley's Oakville bench, the focus in the vineyard is on dry farming, a specific agricultural technique that underpins the sustainability of winemaking there. The finished wine is mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with a touch of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, and we are pleased to offer the 4th vintage of this "powerful" wine at the lowest price online, while supplies last.

 

96 Points Vinous
"The 2015 Ulysses brings together the richness of the year with a good bit of underlying support. Dark and powerful in the glass, but with silky tannins and striking purity of fruit, the 2015 is a wonderfully complete wine. Black cherry, plum, gravel, lavender, and menthol give the 2015 many of its aromatic and flavor signatures. Readers will find much to admire in the 2015. The interplay of aromatics, fruit and structure places Ulysses among the finest wines of the vintage” - Antonio Galloni

 

96 Points James Suckling
Aromas of dark fruit, such as blackberries and black olives, as well as black tea and tanned leather. Raspberries and lemon spices, too. Full-bodied, very tight and polished with beautiful tannins and a weave of fruit and acidity to beautifully buttress the whole wine. Balanced and bright for the vintage. Drink in 2020 and onwards. - James Suckling

 

95 Points Wine Advocate
"Possessing mere splashes of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon has a beautifully expressive creme de cassis nose with underlying black cherries, chocolate box, star anise and violets plus touches of pencil shavings and beef drippings. Medium to full-bodied, it delivers a quiet intensity of black fruits and restrained earthy layers supported by chewy tannins and plenty of freshness, finishing long with mineral and savory nuances. It has lovely elegance and depth. It needs another 2-3 years in bottle, then it should cellar gracefully over the next 20+ years. 1,000 cases were made." - LPB

 

95 Points Jeb Dunnuck
"Made by the team at Dominus, yet from a slightly different terroir that's more draining and slightly lesser density plantings, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, and 5% Cabernet Franc. It's a vibrant, elegant wine that has an exotic character in its blue fruits, gravelly minerality, dried herbs, and savory forest floor aromas and flavors. Medium to full-bodied, with good concentration and integrated acidity, it needs 3-5 years of bottle age to come together and is a beautiful wine."

 

 

 

Sincerely,

 

Xavier Simental

Fine Wine Sales Associate

Grand Vin Wine Merchants

1003 4th Avenue E  | Olympia, WA  98506 | Office: 360.350.4896 x 5

www.grandvinwinemerchants.com | xavier@grandvinwinemerchants.com

 
 
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