Vasse Felix Pty Ltd

+61 8 9756 5000 Corner Caves Road & Harmans Road South
Cowaramup, WA 6284
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Ancient soils and cooling sea breezes from the Southern and Indian Oceans provide the Margaret River wine region with ideal viticultural conditions to craft wines of exceptional concentration and intensity whilst retaining elegance and finesse. Planted by Dr Tom Cullity in 1967, Vasse Felix was the first vineyard and winery to be established in the Margaret River region and is owned and operated by the Holmes a Court family. Situated in the sub-region of Willyabrup, visitors to Vasse Felix are welcomed by a unique underground cellar, a spectacular restaurant overlooking the original 1967 plantings and an exquisite art gallery, making Vasse Felix one of the great drawcards of the Margaret River Wine Region. The name ‘Vasse Felix’ was inspired by an early event in the district. Thomas Vasse was a French seaman who disappeared after his longboat overturned near the site of Busselton whilst exploring the treacherous South West Coastline of Western Australia. (An expedition of Captain Hamelin’s Naturaliste Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

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  • Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River 2010

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    AUD$36. The fruit for this wine come off vineyards in the northern end of the Margaret River region, to within 8km of the coastline so it is strongly influenced by the offshore winds. The soil composition is mostly gravel loam. Individual parcels of fruit were fermented on skinds for up to 30 days. Clear, intense purple ruby colour. An attractiv... Read More

    Wine review by Terence Pang


  • Vasse Felix Red Bordeaux Blend Margaret River Cabernet-Merlot 2011

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    AUD$22. A blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot and 6% Malbec. Fruit from individual batches were crushed separately into stainless steel fermentation vessels and underwent different extraction processes. The Cabernet fruit underwent a 5-day warm maceration period to maximise tannin and colour extraction. The Merlot fruit underwent cold ma... Read More

    Wine review by Terence Pang


  • Vasse Felix Chardonnay Margaret River 2012

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    AUD$22. Fruit was harvested and fermented as individual parcels with wild yeasts. Pressed juice was matured in French oak barrels for 9 months. Clear pale yellow with a green tinge. Youthful aromas of white peach, apple, lemon and grapefruit, slight note of struck match and clove. It doesnt have that weighty creamy impression, so Id guess minima... Read More

    Wine review by Terence Pang


  • Vasse Felix Sémillon Margaret River NV

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    green hues, very toasted hazelnuts/almonds, well balanced easy drinking with a good length and an elegant finish. not over the top restrained and delicately mineralled. Read More

    Wine review by 3domswines


  • Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River 2009

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    AUD$30. Intense dark ruby color. Youthful aromas that are slightly restrained, needs a bit of work and swirling to unveil more aromas, notes of blackcurrants, blackberries, warm scrub bush, and hint of blackpepper. A full-bodied wine, robust tannin structure with high acidity. Flavours of blackberry with cedar and spicy seasonings, and pepper on... Read More

    Wine review by Terence Pang


  • Vasse Felix Chardonnay Margaret River Western Australia 2010

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    Very pale yellow straw colour. Fermented with wild yeats and maturedfor 9 months in French oak barrels. Youthful spritzy aromas of white peach, honey melon and hint of buttered cashews. A dry, med+ bodied wine with plenty of acidity but that is partially hidden by the rounded feel on the palate. 12.5% alc. Flavours of white peach, squeeze of lem... Read More

    Wine review by Terence Pang


  • Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by Bresina


  • Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River 1997

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    No written review

    Wine review by rcparker70


  • Vasse Felix Red Bordeaux Blend Margaret River Cabernet-Merlot 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by Chris Sawyer


  • Vasse Felix Cabernet-Shiraz Blend Margaret River Classic Dry Red 2006

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    Not the best of vintages in Western Australia, but the nose has a wonderfully evocative pencil lead and Christmas spice drifting across a core of plum and tart, wild cherry. The entry is almost kirsch-like; blackberry and currant notes remind me of Mother's preserves. Good Cabernet Sauvignon character but lacking the power of many modern, New W... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


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