Vasse Felix, Filius Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Western Australia 2019
(at Guild of Fine Food, London SE1, 21 Sep 2022)
Drinking Window: 2022 - 2027
Few wines at this price give you a true taste of the grand vin, but this entry-level Cab (with Malbec and Petit Verdot) and its sister Chardonnay do. Bottle age has accentuated savoury spiced leather tones, but there's herbal, claret-like freshness in red and black currants and firm tarry tannins.
Filius Cabernet Sauvignon