Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia

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Item No. 31019
  • ST90
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Winemaker's Notes

The 1999 vintage was one of the best seasons in years, with a late start and a dry finish to the season. The grapes had plenty of time to develop intense flavours late into the season. A portion of the harvested berries were pressed off and the juice left to ferment in new French oak whilst the other portion was allowed to rest on skins before pressing and subsequent barrel maturation. The wines were matured in oak barriques for 18 months. A very dark wine with crimson red hues. It displays a complex nose with cranberry, plum and raspberry aromas. An earthiness and mahogany notes come from the oak maturation. The palate is rich but tight with sweet berry and plum flavours, with fine emery like tannins and balanced acidity.

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Planted in 1967, Vasse Felix was the first vineyard to be established in the Margaret River wine region of Western Australia. Family owned and operated by the Holmes a Court family, Vasse Felix is internationally recognized as a leading Margaret River winery, restaurant and cellar door and is found in the heart of Margaret River's famous sub-region, Willyabrup. Long growing...

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Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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