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Heytesbury Cabernet Sauvignon

Heytesbury Cabernet Sauvignon

Heytesbury is a barrel selection of the very finest parcels of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot and is matured in French oak barriques for 18 months. It is made without compromise, and its production is strictly limited

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Producer: Colour: RedGrape: AustralianRegion: Western Australia, Margaret RiverAlcohol: 14.5%Vintage: 2011Flavours: , , , , , , , , , , , Grape Details: Cabernet Sauvignon (69%), Malbec (15%), Petit Verdot (16%)Vinification: 62% New French Oak and 38% 1-3 year old French Oak 18 monthsCellaring: Drinks beautifully now, will reward cellaring over the next 8-10 years.Tasting: On the Nose: Deep, concentrated and packed full of blackcurrant and mulberry aromas, with fine layers of violets, lavendar, aniseed, tobacco leaf and graphite. On the Palate: A sensational structure that is comet-like in its profile. A ball of voluminous, sweet, dark fruit and intense tightly- wound acidity with textural tannins punctuates the entry, and continues with a long, fine, tail brimming with tangy red berries, dried sage, cedar and ultra-fine tannins.SKU: VASSE08

£52.00 a bottle

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Vasse Felix

Vasse Felix was the first commercial vineyard and winery to be established in the Margaret River region of Western Australia. The wines from this producer have a great reputation for consistent and award winning quality.

Western Australia

Regarded as one of Australia’s best wine producing regions. It is synonymous with a new era in Australian wine. Margaret River really began its vineyard life as a result of two research reports from Californian viticulturalist Professor Harold Olmo and the Western Australian scientist Dr John Gladstone. In 1965 Dr Gladstone’s report indicated that the region had all the attributes to produce world quality wines. This advise was acted on by Dr Tom Cullity who set up his Vasse Felix vineyard near Willyabrup, followed by Dr Kevin Cullen and his wife Di who set up Cullen Wines. The climate is regarded as ‘cool’ because of its long slow ripening season. This region is regarded along with Coonawarra and the Yarra Valley as one of the premium Cabernet Sauvignon areas in Australia. The main wine styles: Red – Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet-Merlot, Shiraz; White – Chardonnay, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho.

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