Castagna Winery , Beechworth, VIC

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Castagna
Wine Region Beechworth
Cases produced 1,000-1,499
Address 88 Ressom Lane, Beechworth, VIC, 3747, Australia
Phone (03) 5728 2888
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About Castagna Winery

At 500 metres above sea level, just outside Beechworth in Northeast Vicotria, the small biodynamic Castagna Winery sits on rocky granitic soils. Established in 1997 by outspoken winegrower Julian Castagna, plantings are mostly of Syrah, Sangiovese...

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At 500 metres above sea level, just outside Beechworth in Northeast Vicotria, the small biodynamic Castagna Winery sits on rocky granitic soils. Established in 1997 by outspoken winegrower Julian Castagna, plantings are mostly of Syrah, Sangiovese and Viognier which are used to craft the flagship estate range and Adam’s Rib – the work of assistant winemaker and son, Adam Castagna.

For such a small wine producer, Castagna have done a remarkable amount to help put Beechworth on the grape-growing map with their growing reputation for quality seen both in Australia and Internationally although come vintages have proven to be very controversial.

Castagna Philosophy

In the words of Julian Castagna, when it comes to making wine, “We’re only interested in making wines that the world comes to recognize as among the very best”.

Castagna Vineyard

Located in the foothills of the Australian Alps, Castagna’s soil is mostly comprised of granitic-loam, full of quartz with a clay base. Hot days and cool nights make for a Mediterranean climate helping regional styles to retain perfume and aromatics despite their full ripeness.

Castagna Winemaking

Winemaker Julian Castagna and son Adam farm their vineyards biodynamically as he believes it gives optimal fruit that strongly depicts the local terroir. A traditional approach to winemaking is adopted at Castagna with all fruit estate grown, hand-pruning and picking followed by indigenous yeast ferment allowing the fruit to best reflect the unique soils and climate found in Beechworth.

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2003 Castagna Ingenue

The colour is deepish green/gold with a bouquet of apricots, funky notes with a gentle overlay of spicy oak that pulls the fruit aroma into tow. St...

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2003 Castagna Sauvage

This wine is a wonderful introduction to the wines of Castagna. Showing an array of rich, ripe, plumy flavours, black berries and savoury flashes o...

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2006 Castagna Ingenue

A fanfare of freshly picked apricot, orange peel spice and submerged below, a hint of soft poached pears and quince. Quite full in the palate with ...

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2001 Castagna Allegro

Aromatically sensual with notes of funky strawberries and cream - a wine with a lovely deep crimson wash. Full throttle fruit: rich, rolling, juicy...

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2003 Castagna Allegro

It has a lovely spicy, bubble-gum, rose petal, aromatic intensity - looks great when chilled down. The colour is a vibrant pale crimson - you can j...

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1998 Castagna Genesis Syrah

This wine appears deep crimson red with flashes of magenta. It has an enticing and elaborate array of aromas requiring careful consideration - red ...

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2002 Castagna Allegro

Deep salmon pink in colour. On the nose a fragrant combination of red cherries and wild strawberries - summer fruit in a glass. Rich, unctuous and...

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2005 Castagna Un Segreto

Deep crimson hue with an aroma of black cherries, exotic spices, cedary wood notes and earthy extract creating a bold impression. The palate del...

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