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The pioneers of the wine revolution in Western Australia, Capel Vale was the first one to own and establish vineyards in the cool-climate regions of Margaret River, Mount Barker and Geographe. This enabled the production of wines with definitive regional flavour and varietal expression while focusing on balance, complexity and elegant fruit flavours.
Peter Pratten established the first winery on the Stirling Estate in Capel in 1979, followed by the first vintage made in 1980.
6 years later, Peter Pratten as a winemaker produced a Capel Vale Riesling which was named as the Australian National Dry White Champion. This moment became historic not only for Capel Vale wines but also for Riesling in Australia.
Ever since the establishment of the company in 1974 by Dr. Peter and Elizabeth Pratten to hand over the business to son Simon Pratten in the mid-2000s, Capel Vale wines have consistently been one of the leading family-owned and managed wineries of Australia.
Come, let’s explore the award-winning wines of Capel Vale below and experience a winemaking philosophy of wines with balance, complexity & elegant fruit flavors.
Capel Vale The Scholar Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Margaret River
A silver medal winner, this full-bodied varietal wine will mesmerize you with Margaret River Cabernet character aromas of mulberry, plum, and chocolate with some secondary cassis overtones. Matured in French oak barriques, this wine pairs well with rich red meat dishes such as slow-cooked lamb shanks.
Capel Vale Regional Shiraz 2018 Mount Barker
This gold medal awarded wine is medium-bodied yet delicate. A delicious drink ideal to consume when young; it exudes violets and bramble aromas on the nose and a palate lush with dark berry fruits. Savour this red wine with peppered steak paired with creamy mushroom sauce or slow-cooked venison with juniper berry.
Capel Vale Debut Cabernet Merlot 2018 Western Australia
This blend is a gold medal winner. A full-bodied wine, it is finely seasoned with selected oak to produce an irresistible structure and mouthfeel. An easy-drinking wine, it can accompany many different food styles. It displays optimal fruit characteristics from the Margaret River vineyard. Relish it best with red meat dishes like penne with chunky tomato, or pork sausage.
Capel Vale Debut Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2019 Western Australia
This wine with 93 points is a part of the Debut range wines that are fresh, fruity, and exuberant. A classic blend, it finds true expression in the cool South Western Australian climate with a full, balanced palate, and a long crisp finish. This blend goes best with barbecued prawns, greek salad, or lemon-mint risotto.
Capel Vale Black Label Chardonnay 2018 Margaret River
A silver medal winner, this wine has a nose that offers characteristics of lemon curd, white peach, and passionfruit. Fermented carefully in barrels, this wine stays for 9 months in 40% new French oak. Enjoy it best with seafood paella or risotto.
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