Elevated honeysuckle, grapefruit and kaffir lime aromas
mingle with a fresh sea-breezy quality to this nose that hints at a
sense of place by the ocean. Lower tone signature Chardonnay
notes of nougat, grilled nuts and shortbread biscuit bring depth
and richness to an alluring bouquet


The mouth bursts with regional purity and a quartzy
acidity that compliments the coiled citrus power and textural
finesse of the wine. Judicious use of fine French oak lends
hazelnut and wafer flavours plus extra length, assuring excellent
ageing potential.

Growing Conditions

A pure, elegant and vibrant style of Chardonnay, embracing the
region's powerful fruit with complexity and restraint to express
the environment, with the hallmarks of Vasse Felix's premier
vineyards.Mild conditions in Margaret River with no extreme weather
conditions, allowing for balanced fruit and a slow and steady
intake. There was no disease pressure and fruit quality is excellent
the only disappointment was yields being down across the
Region for all key varieties. This was the outcome of storms in
spring and pressure from an increase in the local population of
Silver Eyes (birds) and no Marri Blossom.


The fruit was hand-harvested, chilled, gently whole-bunch
pressed and transferred to French oak barriques as unclarified
juice for fermentation with only natural yeasts from the vineyard.
Each parcel was left on lees in barrel for 9 months of maturation
with battonage.


Brilliant straw green