Vasse Felix

Margaret River

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www.vassefelix.com.au

Address
Cnr Tom Cullity Drive/Caves Road, Cowaramup, WA 6284
Margaret River WA 6284
Telephone
(08) 9756 5000
Facsimilie
(08) 9755 5425
Opening Hours
7 days 10?5
Winemaker
Virginia Willcock
Established
1967
Dozen
150 000
Vineyards
232 hectares

James' Review

Vasse Felix was the first winery to be built in the Margaret River. Owned and operated by the Holmes a Court family since 1987,Vasse Felix has undergone extensive changes and expansion. Chief winemaker Virginia Willcock has energised the winemaking and viticultural team with her no-nonsense approach and fierce commitment to quality. The estate vineyards contribute all but a small part of the annual production, and are scrupulously managed, quality the sole driver. Wines include top of the range Heytesbury (a cabernet blend) and Heytesbury Chardonnay; the premier range of mainly varietal wines; Filius Chardonnay and Cabernet Merlot; and Classic Dry White and Dry Red. Limited quantities of specialty wines include Cane Cut Semillon,Viognier and Tempranillo. Exports to all major markets.

Author: James Halliday


About this winery

Planted in 1967, Vasse Felix was the first vineyard and winery established in Margaret River and is owned and operated by the Holmes à Court family.

Margaret River enjoys long growing seasons, ancient soils and cooling sea breezes from the Southern and Indian Oceans which provide ideal viticultural conditions to craft consistent, elegant and complex wines with pronounced varietal character.
Vasse Felix focuses on crafting wines that offer a definitive expression of the region and its best suited varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (and blends), Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon blends. The winery’s ethos remains that of founder Dr Tom Cullity’s simple aim in establishing Vasse Felix, ‘to make the best possible wine.’
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 in its striking stone and timber cellar door, restaurant and art gallery. Within the original underground cellar lives an archive of Vasse Felix and Margaret River wine history.

Specialties

The best performing wines from Margaret River are Cabernet Sauvignon (and Cabernet blends), Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon blends, many of which are recognised amongst the most outstanding of their kind in the world.

These regional strengths are reflected in the Vasse Felix Heytesbury and Estate tiers, while popular Australian blends are embodied within the Vasse Felix Classics.

Cellar Door

Sun: 10:00am till 5:00pm Mon: 10:00am till 5:00pm Tue: 10:00am till 5:00pm Wed: 10:00am till 5:00pm Thu: 10:00am till 5:00pm Fri: 10:00am till 5:00pm Sat: 10:00am till 5:00pm

Distinct architecture, striking stonework and elements reflective of the Margaret River region are captured in the contemporary yet rustic Vasse Felix Cellar Door.

Everyone is welcome to taste their way through the Vasse Felix collection and discover the history of wine in the region while absorbing panoramic views of Margaret River's oldest vines.
Food - Restaurant

Sun: 10:00am till 3:00pm Mon: 10:00am till 3:00pm Tue: 10:00am till 3:00pm Wed: 10:00am till 3:00pm Thu: 10:00am till 3:00pm Fri: 10:00am till 3:00pm Sat: 10:00am till 3:00pm

Joy lies in matching fine wine with fine food and the Vasse Felix restaurant offers a beautiful setting to indulge in regional flavours, textures and creative cuisine.

Recognised as one of Western Australia�s finest by acclaimed critics world over, the Vasse Felix restaurant has served lunch daily since its opening in 1989. Bookings are recommended.

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