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2017 Coriole Sangiovese

McLaren Vale, SA

Vibrant, bang-on release of one of Australia's most loved Sangioveses!

$25.00

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About

About The Wine

The visionary team at Coriole in Mclaren Vale have been pioneers of Italian varietals since 1985 making them one of the godfathers of Mediterranean wines in this country.

Aside from producing one of the most collectable Shiraz in the country, the Lloyd Reserve, Coriole has made it their mission to exemplify just how conducive “the Vale” is to Italian varieties. Their Sangiovese is widely regarded by many as a benchmark wine by both 'Sangio' connoisseurs and beginners alike.

The 2017 is the 31st consecutive vintage of this wine, a remarkable achievement and something the Lloyd family can be extremely proud of. And it looks in great form too. This is the perfect place to start if you are looking to explore Italian varieties.

Complex, affordable and outrageously delicious!

About Coriole

Coriole is a McLaren Vale institution.

It's a winery with two sides. On one hand, they craft classic regional versions of Shiraz and Cabernet which are exemplary. On the other, they have been a trailblazer for emerging varieties (Italian varieties, in particular) in Australia. 

Owner and winemaker, Mark Lloyd was one of the first in the country to experiment with Sangiovese and Fiano and has been hugely influential in bringing these varieties into the Australian wine zeitgeist.

Today, Mark's son Duncan has taken over the winemaking duties and the experimentation with emerging varieties continues. Nero d'Avola, Negroamaro, Piquepoul have come into the fold.

Coriole never stands still. They are trailblazers that have had a huge impact on the changing face of modern Australian wine.

The stunning Coriole vineyard
The stunning Coriole vineyard
McLaren Vale, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"Typical of the 2017 vintage this release shows bright, red fruit and lifted florals. The beguiling, Pinot-esque nose is loaded with aromas of earthy, forest floor, mace, anise, cassia bark and juniper berry. The creamy, delicate palate shows wild strawberry, cherry, raspberry, foraged mushrooms and an enticing creme brulee torched toffee character. The tannins are fine, feathery and have classic firm, Sangiovese length." - Mark Lloyd

92Points
The Wine Front

"So often good. Still very affordable. Cherry, liquorice, dried herbs, smoke. Medium-bodied, cherry and plum, savoury new leather and dried herb, pleasingly rustic open-knit tannin, fresh strawberry acidity, brightness and dried herb with a gentle tang to the finish. Tidy." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

So well suited to the McLaren Vale region and nearly 40 years of experimenting with sites, clones and rootstocks has led to this Sangiovese being an Australian benchmark. Harvested from our 9 plots from the estate it is interesting to see the varietal and clonal variations, the blending is almost done in the vineyard to create he optimum expression of McLaren Vale Sangiovese.

Blend : Sangiovese (100%)
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Visionary vigneron, Mark Lloyd
Visionary vigneron, Mark Lloyd
McLaren Vale, SA
Delivery Information

Delivery is Free for any order over $150 or more, or just $9 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

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Pricing & Discounts

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We Also Offer Volume Discounts. It works like this:

  ORDERS OVER $149 GET FREE SHIPPING

  ORDERS OVER $299 GET A $20 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $499 GET A $40 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $999 GET A $100 DISCOUNT

This will all be automatically applied to your cart during the checkout process. So for example, if you create a cart with a total of $310, your final price at checkout will be $290. The discount will generally be applied to the first item in the cart. For very large wholesale or function orders (weddings etc) we are always happy to negotiate on a case by case basis. Don't hesitate to contact us.