Vasse Felix Filius Cabernet/Merlot 2013, Margaret River

Merlot Merlot
Western Australia, Australia

$24.95 (446682)

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89 pts
5
May 28, 2016

Critic Reviews (4)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a lovely, fresh, well-crafted Margaret River Cabernet, complete with fresh red and mostly black fruit flavour,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a nicely tense, juicy young cab-merlot with warmed blackcurrant fruit, evergreen ambiance typical of Margaret...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The savoury coolness of Margaret River Bordeaux varietal fruit pops and pierces in hyperbole out of this 2013 Filius....

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A mid-weight blend with good balance and solid structure. Lacking some flesh but the freshness offered on the palate...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

A solid red blend from Australia

Description: Medium in colour with an intense nose.This wine features cedar, blackcurrants, plums, dark cherry, cassis, anise, pencil shavings, leather, Portobello mushrooms, tobacco and tomato leaves. Full body with medium tannin, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: Some heat from the 14.5% alcohol

Drink now or in the next 5 of years on its own or pair it with Spicy Spaghetti Bolognese.

Tasted: 30 May 2017

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10 (Clearance Price: 9.5/10), Total: 17.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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