Most of the vines on the 38 hectare (98 acre) property were planted 25 or 80 years ago. Additional Lloyd family vineyards nearby take advantage of district climate and soil variations.
Grant Harrison, winemaker, has at his disposal a small winery offering a choice of state of the art equipment and traditional techniques.
Coriole has a landmark cottage garden spread around a heritage listed barn and cottage dating from the1860s constructed of local ironstone.
The spectacular views from Coriole are framed by an ancient range of hills running down to the sea. Mainly red earths over limestone, good winter rainfall and the moderating influence of the sea have made Coriole a popular premium wine maker of the McLaren Vale district. View all Coriole Vineyards Wines
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McLaren Vale is home to the oldest Australian vineyard, with grapes planted in 1838. It's a coastal area, the Indian Ocean bordering the west, which leads to a cooling factor that prevents the grapes from getting too hot. In all, the climate is a perfect one for the vines.