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Coriole Vineyards Sangiovese Shiraz 2011

Coriole Vineyards Sangiovese Shiraz 750ml 2011   
Sku: 1848380

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Coriole Vineyards was founded by the Lloyd Family in 1967 and is managed by Mark and Paul Lloyd. The oldesst vineyards were planted in 1919, in the Seaview subregion of McLaren Vale in South Australia. The estate vineyards are planted to Shiraz (65%), Sangiovese (10%), Chenin Blanc (5%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (5%). Other varieties are Fiano, Grenache, Barbera, Montepulciano, Merlot and Semillon on shallow, red-brown soils over hard capped limestone. Coriole manages most vineyards where fruit is sourced. Coriole also has vineyards in the subregions of Blewitt Springs and Willunga. The winemaking team is led by senior winemaker Alex Sherrah and Mark Lloyd. The Lloyds are working towards organic certification.

Tasting notes
The wine offers notes of redcurrant, cherry, dark chocolate and earth on the nose and palate. A medium-bodied wine with savory notes, juicy acidity and round tannins on the finish.

Wine maker notes
In this popular blend Shiraz adds an attractive warmth and richness to the leanness of Sangiovese. Both the Sangiovese and Shiraz for this wine are sourced from Coriole’s estate vineyards.

Technical notes
Sangiovese and Shiraz was punched down followed by 8-10 days of fermentation with daily pump overs. The wine was aged in one and two year old French oak barrels and minimally filtered before bottling.

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Regional Varietals:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Sub-Region: Fleurieu
Appellation: McLaren Vale
Grape Varietal: Sangiovese,Syrah
Type: Still wine
 
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