Petaluma Hanlin Hill & Spinifex Lola


2012 Petaluma Hanlin Hill Riesling. Clare Valley. 13%

Dry. Powdery, spicy lemon zest. Moderate length. Good, but not great.

Seems a bit one dimensional to me.

2011 Spinifex “Lola”. Barossa Valley. 11.5%

Unusual blend of Ungi Blanc 52%, Semillon 32%, Marsanne 8%, Viognier 8%.

This is a far more exciting and interesting wine. Lovely combination of grapes.

A very Asian tropical tasting wine. Ginger, lime, mangosteen and hints of dried pineapple.

On the palate this is more broad than linear. Happy to drink this any day.

Both wines were brought by house guests on 1st October 2012

About Perth Wine Enthusiast

Casual observations of a Perth wine enthusiast. I am a recently turned 40 husband to a wonderful wife and father to 3 fantastic children. When work and family are not occupying me, my thoughts frequently turn towards two of my other passions in life, wine and food.

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