To produce the Riesling Hanlin Hill Cane Cut Petaluma, traditional wine-making method was used whereby the canes on the vine are cut at optimal ripeness and the fruit is left to dry on the cane, increasing the sweetness and flavour intensity of the grapes.
Petaluma’s flagship Yellow Label showcases the distinctiveness of distinguished Petaluma’s sites in Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills and Coonawarra. These wines can be enjoyed upon their release however, they reward those patient enough to carefully cellar them and enjoy with generous bottle age.
Petaluma was founded in 1976 on the simple belief that to make the best wine, you must plant the right grape varieties in the right regions. This is our ‘distinguished vineyards’ philosophy. Cabernet from Coonawarra, Chardonnay from the Adelaide Hills and Riesling from the Clare Valley remain the basis of the Petaluma range to this day. All Petaluma sites have been meticulously chosen based on their aspect, soil, drainage and rainfall to ensure ultimate site expression with minimal inputs. The winery tends its vineyards by hand, which is the only way to ensure optimum quality in varied terrain. This approach to picking and pruning is evident in all Petaluma’s finished wines. Fruit from all three regions is crushed, vinified, matured and bottled in the state-of-the-art winery in the Adelaide Hills, which is the beating heart of Petaluma.