A selection of the most unique and striking vineyard plots, recognised for its innovative winemaking, al dente ripeness and distinguishing ‘Heytesbury’ character.
Colour: Bright pale deep straw.
Aroma: Fine perfumes of floral talc, pink grapefruit, lime blossom and lemongrass tea mingle with exciting savoury limestone and oyster shell complexities reminiscent of the coast. Intriguing notes of classic flint, struck match, candlewax and fresh white leather round out this captivating aroma.
Palate: A strong central line of acidity holds tension in this juicy body of fruit, supported by incredible phenolic powder. Nervy and taut, the pithy feel of flinty stone, lime and pink grapefruit continue to give breath to the long Heytesbury finish.
Grape Varieties: 100% Gingin Clone Chardonnay
Aging: French Oak Barrique, 61% new, 39% in 1-4 year olds for 9 months
History of Vasse Felix
The internationally acclaimed wines of Vasse Felix come from the very first commercial vineyard in the Margaret River area of Western Australia planted in 1967. Nominated as one of Gourmet Traveller 2010 Winemaker of the year, Chief Winemaker Virginia Willcock creates a portfolio of Vasse Felix wines that represents a definite expression of variety and sense of place. Vasse Felix continues to be one of the most highly reviewed and visited wineries in Australia.