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2017 Koerner Rolle Vermentino

Clare Valley, SA

Textural, savoury, fascinating white wine. One of the county's premier Vermentinos.

$35.00

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About

About The Wine

Trust the brothers Koerner to put an interesting spin on an often maligned variety.

This is a Vermentino with some attitude. Here the boys use a canny combination of skin contact, ageing in a large foudre to bring extra layers of complexity to a variety often thought of as mono-dimensional.

Theres a creaminess and body weight here that will appeal perfectly to lovers of a more cuddly style of Chardonnay.

This is a unique expression of Vermentino with smashability writ large.

About Koerner

The Koerner brothers, Damon and Jono, are on a mission to bring the classic wine styles of the Clare Valley into the modern day.

They play with a mix of 'classic' Clare Valley varieties such as Riesling, Cabernet and Malbec and a suite of alternate varieties that show a different side of this iconic Australian wine region. 

With fruit sourced from their own family vineyard and a move toward more contemporary winemaking, utilising terracotta and ceramic for fermenting and making as little additions as possible in the winery, it's easy to see why their star is on the rise.

The Koerner boys in their family vineyard
The Koerner boys in their family vineyard
Clare Valley, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Big cuddly style of Vermentino. Fresh cream, little nutty and nougat, a little bees wax and honeycomb, some creamy leesy action. Plump and loaded with stone fruit and fresh citrus. Great impact and presence. Cool wine here, and a unique one. - Different Drop Wine Team

93Points
The Wine Front

"The 2018 of this wine is due in March 2019 and you can still get the 2017 from place to place despite it being ‘late in the season’. It’s another brilliant textural white from this talented Koerner duo, and their reinvention of Clare Valley continues at pace.Lemony tang, light chalky pucker, a measure of citrus sour and sweet, good bitterness, fragrance and general deliciousness. It’s a long, slender wine of precision and mouth-watering tang. It’s a wine that reminds you that quiet complexity and refreshment factor can go hand-in-hand. It’s a wine that settles in nicely on a summer day or dresses up a fancy table with conversation. It’s very good drinking." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Vermentino aged in large format oak for six months prior to bottling unfined and unfiltered.

Blend : Vermentino (100%)
Closure : DIAM Cork
Drink Until : 2022
Bottle Size : 750ml

Damon Koerner
Damon Koerner
Clare Valley, SA
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