This Margaret River benchmark wine has been made every vintage since 1972. Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon expresses the intense and succulent, yet refined and structured style for which Margaret River Cabernet is known. Small portions of Malbec have been incorporated into the wine throughout its history, depending on the vintage. Cabernet Sauvignon is matured in French oak for 18 months.
This wine expresses the distinct regional profile of Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon and the site characters it takes from the Vasse Felix vineyards, with a focus on Wilyabrup. It was the first red wine produced in Margaret River and has been made every year since 1972. Cabernet is a robust variety, ideally suited to Margaret River's climate and deep, well-drained soils.