Vasse Felix Cabernet Merlot 2009

| June 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Vasse Felix Cabernet Merlot 2009 Margaret River Wine Review WA Scene

Vasse Felix Cabernet Merlot 2009

Vasse Felix Cabernet Merlot 2009 (RRP $25)

Growing Region: Margaret River
Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 53%, Merlot 36.5%, Malbec 10.5%
Alcohol: 14.8%
Website: www.vassefelix.com.au

Vasse Felex is one of Margaret Rivers oldest labels and offers a broad spectrum of great quality wines. The 2009 Vasse Felix Cabernet Merlot comes from the Estate range of Vasse Felix wines. This wine has been exceptionally crafted by winemaker Virginia Willcock and captures both the strength of the grape varieties and also the identity of the Margaret River region.

The nose show some lovely floral nuances with rich blackcurrant and hints of fragrant French oak. Vasse Felix produces a generously structured Cabernet Merlot with intense ripe dark fruits flavours including hints of blackcurrant, well-integrated firm fine tannins and great length. Careful fruit selection and astute use of French oak provides superb balance and complexity. The 2009 Vasse Felix Cabernet Merlot is an excellent vintage and has fantastic medium-term cellaring potential.

93/100

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