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Vasse Felix Heytesbury Chardonnay

Vasse Felix Heytesbury Chardonnay

Vasse Felix Heytesbury Chardonnay is a barrel selection of the very best Chardonnay parcels from the Vintage.

A selection of the most unique and striking vineyard sections, recognised for its innovative winemaking and distinguishing ‘Heytesbury’ character.
TASTING NOTES

APPEARANCE Pale yellow straw.

NOSE Exotic floral details, with white peach and grapefruit, interweaving struck match, nougat and a nutty/mealy, custard complexity.

PALATE The palate is bursting with a luscious lemon freshness and stone fruit power that is sustained for incredible length. It builds in the mouth to reveal flavours of citrus tart and moreish sweet crust. The fine contribution of oak toast and acidity maintain a delicious, drying structure with a succulent core.

Vasse Felix Heytesbury Chardonnay – a superb wine from a great winery.

To see our full selection of Vasse Felix wines please take a look at https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/vasse-felix/

For more information about the winery go to https://www.vassefelix.com.au/

MARGARET RIVER’S FOUNDING WINE ESTATE

Established in 1967 by regional pioneer Dr Tom Cullity, Vasse Felix is Margaret River’s founding wine estate.

One of the great wine regions of the world, Margaret River enjoys a truly unique environment and climate which makes it a paradise for winemakers and wine lovers alike. From the first plantings, right up to the modern day, we have always strived to explore and express the very best of the Margaret River region at Vasse Felix.  

Our wines reflect the strengths of Margaret River, with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, as well as Shiraz and Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon blends. They are grown in our four Margaret River vineyards then vinified and bottled within our modern winery, situated at our Home Vineyard overlooking the Wilyabrup Brook. 

There are many things that make Vasse Felix the special place it is: the incredible environment and climate of Margaret River, our family ownership, our treasured heritage, and our priceless vineyards. But above all, it’s the dedication of our entire team to continue Dr Cullity’s original aim for Vasse Felix: “to make the best possible wine”.

 

Producer: Colour: WhiteGrape: AustralianRegion: Western Australia, Margaret RiverVintage: 2020Grape Details: ChardonnaySKU: FELIX09

£59.00 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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