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Vasse Felix Cabernet Malbec 'Tom Cullity' 2020-Heritage Wine Store Perth CBD Bottleshop

Vasse Felix Cabernet Malbec 'Tom Cullity' 2020

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  • TASTING NOTE / ABOUT THE WINE: A warm and low-yielding vintage has delivered a hallmark Cabernet of intensity and depth, a round and even textured version of the pure TOM CULLITY, ever transparent to the vintage that was. The small sections of Tom’s old plots were early to ripen by the end of March. They were hand-picked, destemmed and transferred to fermenter without crushing and then allowed to ferment with the natural yeast. The Cabernet is static fermented, gently pumped over through a splash tub and then left on skins for up to 29 days to stabilise and make structurally sound. The Malbec and some Cabernet Sauvignon were open fermented, hand plunged and pressed dry. All batches were basket-pressed to fine French oak and matured for 18 months. Only 30% of the barriques were racked and returned once, with the remaining barriques left on lees for the full 18 months. A small amount of Petit Verdot was used as a little seasoning in this warmer vintage. Classic, high-quality old vine portions of Malbec were used, bringing the darker more mulberry fruit to the foreground, adding to the beautiful mix of red-fruited, ancient clonal Cabernet that Tom planted. Vasse Felix
  • ABOUT THE PRODUCER: Established in 1967 by regional pioneer Dr Tom Cullity, Vasse Felix is Margaret River's founding wine estate. Their wines reflect the strengths of Margaret River, with a focus on Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, as well as Shiraz and Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon blends. Under the ownership of the Holmes a Court family since 1987, the estate have carefully expanded their vineyards to include four distinct and exceptional sites around the Margaret River region. Each vineyard is matched to the best possible varieties and clones, and farmed sustainably using traditional and organic practices. As of 2020, the first of their vineyard blocks were NASAA organic certified. 
  • COUNTRY: Australia
  • REGION: Margaret River, Western Australia
  • VARIETALS: Cabernet Sauvignon 81%, Malbec 16% , Petit Verdot 3%
  • WINE STYLE: Red Wine
  • WINEMAKER: Virginia Willcock
  • CLASSIFICATION: Sustainable Farming, Vegan
  • CLOSURE: Screwcap
  • ABV%: 14.5%
  • SIZE: 750ml

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