Castagna Sparkling Genesis at Juveniles

Some lovely candid shots of Tim Johnston and friends enjoying some Castagna Sparkling Genesis at Juveniles Wine Bar in Paris.

Castagna 2008 Sparkling Genesis

Tim Johnston with a bottle of Castagna 2008 Sparkling Genesis

Castagna 2008 Sparkling Genesis

Tim Johnston and friends at Juveniles in Paris, sharing a glass of Castagna 2008 Sparkling Genesis

To read the tasting notes for this amazing wine please go to our Wines page at www.castagna.com.au

Vintage 2016

What an incredible vintage 2016 has been. Here we are in a cool climate Beechworth yet everything is off before the end of summer. Shiraz, Sangiovese and Nebbiolo all picked in the same week – quite unthinkable yet the flavours seem really, really good with fantastic beguiling aromas; time will tell.

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Checking out what’s in fermenting in the egg with Mr Piphare.

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Open Day 2015

Another heavenly day for Open Day. This time of year shows Beechworth at its very best.  Why would you be anywhere else? It’s really lovely to have so many of our long-time customers all together. I guess Open Day has become a bit of a tradition as it is now in its 5th year. Here are a few photographs as a memory of the day.

Castagna Genesis Syrah 2010

A NEW REVIEW  Almost none left but hey, it’s nice to be told you got it right!

genesis_syrah_10With a return to more regular rainfall at the beginning of the 2010 vintage, Julian Castagna has seized the opportunity with both hands and released this gem. Dark berries pulse across the bouquet and palate, with fine vanillin/cedary oak, dried herbs and sweet spices. Wonderful length, primary dark fruits and vibrant acidity endure throughout the complex finish.

Drinking Range 2016 – 2028 | Score 96

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Julian Castagna – nominated for winemaker of the year


Castagna Gourmet Traveller Article

“Julian Castagna is one of eight nominees for the very prestigious Gourmet Traveller Wine winemaker of the year award.”