Wednesday, 8 June 2011

TN : Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon 2006, Margaret River, Australia

Vasse Felix was planted in 1967 by Dr. Tom Cully. It was the first vineyard and winery to be established in the Margaret River region. Vasse Felix is owned and operated by the Holmes a Court family. The Vasse Felix wines are crafted by Chief Winemaker Virginia Willcock.

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 and Captain Baudin’s Geographe) Felix was Hamelin’s middle name, and is the Latin word for lucky.

This wine was sealed with a screwcap.

This wine was imported by Vinunic AB.

Colour : Red, brown, blue hues

Aroma : Blackcurrant, mint, oak, vanilla, milk chocolate

Taste : Blackcurrant, cedar, mint, vanilla, silky texture

Alcohol : 14%

Price : 219 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Vasse Felix Winery

1 comment:

Cabernet Australia Wine said...

This Cabernet vintage is cool. Like the aroma