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2019 Coriole Nero

McLaren Vale, SA

Pitch-perfect, slurpy Nero d'Avola from the Lloyd family. Another successful foray for Coriole into Italian varieties.

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Delightful. Pretty and robust at once.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

It's no surprise to see McLaren Vale's Coriole leading the way with yet another Italian variety, but that's exactly what they're doing with Nero d'Avola.

'Nero' is one of the emerging varieties rapidly gaining popularity for its suitability to Australian growing conditions and sheer drinkability.

The 2019 is right in the zone for pleasurable any day If you want to see what the fuss is about with this Sicilian sensation without breaking the bank, you can't go wrong here.

It's just a super wine.

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
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From The Producer

The grape variety Nero d’Avola was originally grown in southern Sicily and thrives in a warm, Mediterranean climate, a very suitable variety for the McLaren Vale region. Coriole produces a fruit forward, youthful and vibrant early drinking style. This is Coriole’s 6th commercial release.

Blend : Nero d'Avola (100%)
ABV : 14%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Visionary vigneron, Mark Lloyd
Visionary vigneron, Mark Lloyd
McLaren Vale, SA
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The Wine Front

"Purple smelling and tasting, if you know what I mean. Has a sort of iron/ozone character over dark cherry and boysenberry, some black jelly bean and flowers, dusty sweet spice too. Excellent volume of fruit flavour, juicy and all sweet dark cherry, plenty of suede-like tannin, balanced acidity, and a perfumed finish of very good length, a bit of ferrous tannin carting it along. Delightful. Pretty and robust at once." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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Prefer the 2016, but still a great drop

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