Origin: Clare Valley
Region: South Australia
Style: Light-bodied orange wine made in stainless steel
A very nice expression of Vermentino, an Italian grape that doesn’t get much love in its home country. Even though this is an experimental version, it has worked out quite well. Hazy orange in the glass. Very aromatic with lots of floral game, citrus fruit in the form of bitter orange and tangerine and some hints of green apple. Light-bodied with a medium acidity and very low abv. Easy to drink, nothing complex, but beautifully balanced at all levels.
Koerner Wine is a partnership between brothers Damon and Jonathan Koerner. The wines are produced from fruit grown in the Watervale area of the Clare Valley, with the majority coming from the family vineyard. The winemaking philosophy is very simple – that is the wines are made in the vineyard. The Koerners pick early and use very hands-off winemaking techniques. As a result, the wines are light, fresh, textured and well-structured with high drinkability in mind.