2023 Coriole Nero

Pitch-perfect, slurpy Nero d'Avola from the Lloyd family. Another successful foray into Italian varieties for Coriole.
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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 variety rapidly gaining popularity for its suitability to Australian growing conditions and sheer drinkability.

This one 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 value wine.

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.

90 points - "Medium intense ruby and purple colour. Black cherry and dark spice aromas. Palate carries those same cherry and spice tones with a medium weight and intensity. Acidity and tannins both work well together to drive and lift the line and it has a good length." - Stuart Knox (The Real Review)

Trophy - "Best Single Varietal Red" - Melbourne Royal Wine Awards
Gold Medal - Royal Adelaide Wine Show
Gold Medal - McLaren Vale Wine Show

4.3
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
Based on 4 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 1 Total 4 star reviews: 3 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
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4 reviews
  • AW
    Adrian W.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    1 year ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    CORIOLE delight

    Great wine fruity packed full of flavour

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • DW
    Derek W.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    2020 Drop

    Always a great drop

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • DW
    Derek W.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    2020 drop

    Lovely drop, particularly at the price!

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • DW
    Derek W.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    4 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    2018 Vintage

    Prefer the 2016, but still a great drop

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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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 his brother Peter as General Manager. The experimentation with emerging varieties continues under their guidance with Nero d'Avola, Negroamaro, and Piquepoul having come into the fold. Coriole never stands still. They are trailblazers who have had a huge impact on the changing face of modern Australian wine.

Winemaker Duncan Lloyd - McLaren Vale, SA Coriole

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