2022 Faber Vineyard Verdelho

Faber Vineyard |Swan Valley |Verdelho
This might be the country's most ageworthy and interestig Verdelho! A brilliant bargain white from WA.
4.3
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
6 Reviews

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This is possibly the most interesting Verdelho in the country.

A funny variety perhaps for a winery to specialise in, but John Griffiths and his Faber vineyard has really made it their own. The unique combination of soils and climate in the Swan Valley that John's vineyard occupies produces Verdelho that ages remarkably well.

They say this might be their best vintage to date of this cult-favourite white wine.

Very much a hidden bargain of the West. If you can keep your hands off it, watch it blossom over the next 5-10 years.

A rich, full bodied white. Aromatic, intense and flavourful.
Our flagship white wine, if you are looking for a great example of warm-climate white winemaking then look no further. One of the best whites in the Swan Valley. Made from cold-fermented, clean free-run juice. Released young but it will certainly age well.

Region: Swan Valley, WA
Blend: Verdelho (100%)
ABV: 13.80%
Closure: 750ml
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94 Points - "Fresh, bursting with mango, pineapple and dried pear, has a little aniseed and floral perfume, and some citrus zest and herb. It’s light and fresh, so much flavour, but with a gentle flinty texture and bright acidity, green herb and apple skin, lemon barley, juicy and long to finish, with a fine chalky pucker to close. Unreal." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

88 Points - "An inviting nose of green apples, honey and wet earth leads to a viscous and fuller palate. Fine phenolics and a gentle line of acidity add freshness and guide the flavours along. It's a riper expression of verdelho." - Gabrielle Poy (The Real Review)

93 Points - "Verdelho can often be maligned in fruity simplicity, but examples like this take that notion to task. It's a detailed, powdery textured and yet refreshing expression, ebullient with the variety's tropical fruit tendencies but captured here in a tighter, dryer frame with faint savouriness in tow. Plenty of perfume, taut in the palate, long and fine overall. A very fine example." - Mike Bennie (Halliday Wine Companion)

Customer Reviews

4.3
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
Based on 6 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 2 Total 4 star reviews: 4 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
6 reviews
  • TB
    Terry B.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    1 year ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Absolute ripper

    It is not very often to taste have a good verdelho from outside of Spain but Faber's is an excellent drop to enjoy in summer and now autumn around the BBQ with friends and family. The crispness and mineral taste makes the afternoon meander along savior the moment.

    Anyway, go and buy some and enjoy!!!

  • NL
    neil l.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    1 year ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    2021 Faber Verdelho

    This is a good quality Verdelho and has value not only as a good bottle of wine but also as a reliable additional drop for your everyday cellar and beyond.

  • BP
    Barry P.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Versatile Verdelho

    Make no mistake you are drinking an excellent example of this varietal . Free run juice gives you a whole palate taste experience .Citrus flavours abound with lovely crispy finish .A wine to accompany Asian foods as well as white meats . Will age well.

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Faber Vineyard

John Griffiths & Jane Micallef established Faber Vineyard in 1997, after John spent 10 years gaining all the knowledge he could on how to make fantastic warm climate wines.

They chose to plant and embrace "traditional" varieties that thrive in the Swan Valley, like Verdelho and Shiraz, turning them into rich and flavourful wines with supreme drinkability and age-worthiness.

The aim of Faber Vineyard is to continue to make their mark on Swan Valley wine by creating wines with their signature house style.

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