Vasse Felix Classic Dry Red 2008 (12 x 750mL) Margaret River, WA.

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Shiraz offers fruit sweetness and power to the palate, as well as attractive floral, aniseed and cherry/raspberry aromas and provides body to the blend. Cabernet Sauvignon’s firm and defined tannins provide structure, length and complexity. The blend is further enhanced by the use of a small amount of Viognier which contributes an intriguing floral, spicy character that both compliments and accentuates the other two varieties.

WA - Margaret River
Western Australia

Expert Reviews

Light colour, the hue good; very fresh bouquet and palate, with lively black cherry and redcurrant fruit supported by quite firm tannins.Rating 89 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (FEB/2010)

Winery Tasting Notes


The 2008 release is a deep red/maroon with a purple hue.


The nose is pretty and vibrant and full of character. Beautiful fresh blackberry and raspberry fruits leap from the glass and spicy pepper and cool peppermint nuances waft through the back ground. There are also deeper layers of spice and sweet vanillan oak and lighter, higher notes of violets and pink orchids.


The palate is full, round and juicy. The tannins are soft and silky upfront and the mid palate is packed full of blackberry and raspberry fruits, pepper and cedar/vanillan oak. A bright and enticing acid structure runs the length of the palate and leads the wine through a long savoury and cedar oak finish.

Cellaring Potential

The 2008 Classic Dry Red is a lovely, approachable style of wine and is ready to be enjoyed in its youth

WA - Margaret River
Grape Style
Shiraz Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Ancient soils and cooling sea breezes from the Southern and Indian Oceans provide the Margaret River wine region with ideal viticultural conditions to craft wines of exceptional concentration and intensity whilst retaining elegance and finesse.

Planted by Dr Tom Cullity in 1967, Vasse Felix was the first vineyard and winery to be established in the Margaret River region and is owned and operated by the Holmes a Court family.

Situated in the sub-region of Willyabrup, visitors to Vasse Felix are welcomed by a unique underground cellar, a spectacular restaurant overlooking the original 1967 plantings and an exquisite art gallery, making Vasse Felix one of the great drawcards of the Margaret River Wine Region.

The Vasse Felix wines are crafted by Chief Winemaker Virginia Willcock, whose understanding and excitement for the region complement the Vasse Felix belief that wines should be unique, distinctive and expressive of their surroundings. The portfolio of Vasse Felix wines represents a definitive expression of variety and sense of place.

Vasse Felix continues to be one of the most highly reviewed and visited wineries in Australia, treating wine and food lovers from around the globe with an exquisite restaurant, a welcoming cellar door and art gallery and an unforgettable Margaret River experience.

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