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Vasse Felix Filius Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Vasse Felix Filius Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Vasse Felix Filius Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Vasse Felix

Agent: B And W Wines

More Vintages: 2015 

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A full-bodied, supple Australian red wine blend of 86% cabernet sauvignon and 14% Malbec grapes. This wine was aged 13 months in French oak barrels, of which 20% was new. Aromas of fleshy black plums. Pair with hearty meat dishes. MINE: Vasse Felix Filius 2015 is a medium-bodied and fresh 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Malbec red blend from he Margaret River, Western Australia. The blended wine was matured for over 1 year in French oak barrel, a portion of which was new. OTHER: Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review: This wine is all cab, with black cherry, mint, eucalyptus, crushed rock, graphite, and violets. There is some fresh tobacco and spice on the finish. 91 Points. OTHER: Winemaker Virginia Willcock adds a fair dollop (14%) of Malbec to this Cab, rounding it out and adding a further dash of spice, and she matured the wine 12 months in French oak barriques. Ripe plum, cassis, cherry, vanilla and toasty oak are underscored by stony minerality. Can't go wrong with steaks. (Vintages panel, Nov. 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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