Joseph Phelps為香港美酒愛好者帶來兩款經典酒:Insignia及Cabernet Sauvignon 為酩悅.軒尼詩帝亞吉歐洋酒香港有限公司旗下加州葡萄酒新貴 展現非凡成


Joseph Phelps是加州最具影響力和備受讚譽的酒莊之一,為路易.威登集團旗下擁有首屈一指豪華葡萄酒及烈酒的酩悅·軒尼詩新貴,為香港美酒愛好者帶來兩款經典的紅酒 – 2019 Joseph Phelps Insignia和 2021 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon。

Joseph Phelps 由 Joe Phelps 先生創立,分別於 St.Helena、Rutherford、Oakville、Stags Leap District、 Oak Knoll District、South Napa 及 Carneros 擁有一系列酒莊莊園,致力釀造世界頂尖葡萄酒。時至今日,Joseph Phelps已是Napa Valley 最具影響力的酒莊之一,創辦人Joe 孫女Elizabeth Phelps Neuman目前接手酒莊工作,延續祖父悠久的釀酒傳統及遠大視野。

今年,酩悅.軒尼詩特意將Joseph Phelps 和其經典酒款帶到香港,邀請葡萄酒愛好者都能沉醉於酒中優雅和獨特的風味。包括2019 Joseph Phelps Insignia, Napa Valley 及 2021 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 兩款酒莊代表作。Insignia 是一款充滿活力,質感堅實、細膩、複雜,餘韻悠長的葡萄酒,於全新法國橡木桶中陳年 24 個月,充滿令人陶醉的紅色水果、黑醋栗甜酒、葉狀煙草和乾玫瑰花瓣的芳香,入口香氣四溢及奔放。而 Cabernet Sauvignon 則是一款具有酸度結構和深度的葡萄酒,帶有成熟的醋栗、煙草、皮革、鉛筆屑和黑巧克力的經典香氣,酒體飽滿、濃 郁、層次豐富,正正突顯它於酒桶內陳釀多年的獨特味道。

Joseph Phelps 致力秉持可持續發展原則管理葡萄園,希望可回饋大自然及當地社區。品牌葡萄園種植了數 百棵橄欖樹和果樹,並使用覆蓋作物及堆肥來維持葡萄園的自然生態,所有的葡萄園都已經或正在獲得友善漁業栽種或那帕綠化機構。

酩悅.軒尼詩重視和欣賞Joseph Phelps的品牌價值觀和工藝,同時尊重其才華洋溢的團隊成員,未來將會與酒莊攜手合作,將Joseph Phelps帶向世界,展現加州葡萄酒的非凡成就。

Joseph Phelps proudly introducing the brand’s signature bottles: Insignia and Cabernet Sauvignon in Hong Kong
A Legacy of Excellence from Napa Valley acquired by Moët Hennessy this year

Joseph Phelps, a highly esteemed and influential brand in California is introducing the 2019 Joseph Phelps Insignia, Napa Valley and 2021 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley in Hong Kong. It’s been recently acquired by Moët Hennessy, the world-leading luxury wines and spirits division of LVMH to offer consumers a more diverse and comprehensive product range.

Joseph Phelps is a legacy of excellence founded by Mr. Joe Phelps, with an unrivaled collection of estate vineyards in Napa Valley including St. Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, Stags Leap District, Oak Knoll District, South Napa and Carneros. The Vineyard is committed to crafting world class, estate-based wine from Napa Valley and western Sonoma Coast. Presently, helmed by the Joe’s granddaughter Elizabeth Phelps Neuman, Joseph Phelps stands as one of the most influential wineries in Napa Valley, assuming the reins and carrying forward the brand’s time-honored winemaking traditions and ambitious vision, thereby shaping an extraordinary future for California wines.

This year, Moët Hennessy proudly presents Joseph Phelps and its signature wines to Hong Kong, inviting all the wine lovers to indulge in the unparalleled elegance and distinctive flavors that these wines have to offer, marking the beginning of an exquisite journey into the world of fine wine in Hong Kong. Including the two new signature bottles: 2019 Joseph Phelps Insignia, Napa Valley and 2021 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley. Juicy and aromatic, The Insignia is a dynamic wine offering captivating energy, length, complexity and refinement with dense palate and heady aroma of red fruit, crème de cassis, leafy tobacco and delicate dried rose petals. Another vibrant and alive offering from the brand – the Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and fleshy, also very full-bodied and has classically expressive aromatics of ripe currant, tobacco, leather, pencil shavings and dark chocolate notes with acid structure and depth for long-term cellar aging.

The brand is also committed to managing vineyards in accordance with sustainable principles, as a means of giving back to the land and the community. The vineyards plant hundreds of olive and fruit trees and use cover crops and compost to encourage natural vineyard health. Additionally, all our vineyards have been, or are in the process of being certified Fish Friendly Farming or Napa Green.

Upon acquiring, Moët Hennessy aims to hold Joseph Phelps’ brand values and craftsmanship in high regard, while also recognizing and respecting the immense talent within their team. Moving forward, Moët Hennessy will collaborate closely with the winery to introduce Joseph Phelps to the world, showcasing the extraordinary accomplishments of California wines to global audience.

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