Adam’s Rib The Red Julian Castagna 2019

Adam’s Rib The Red
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A hearty dinner

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Mature, Ripe fruits, Full bodied

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Adam’s Rib The Red Julian Castagna, natural wine, 70% Nebbiolo, 30% Shiraz, delicate cherry and dried flowers, smooth tannins, very surprising and classy Ozzie wine.  Adam’s Rib The Red is aged in large concrete eggs.  On the palate it is soft and delicate.  The wine has a very nice floral aspect with raspberry and cherry flavours, light tannins and a long finish.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 750ml
Production Method Natural, Organic
Producer Julian Castagna
Country Australia
Region Beechworth, Australia
Vintage 2019
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Nebbiolo
Terroir The soil consists mainly of decomposed granitic-loam on a base of clay
Alcohol 13.50%
Ageing Potential 10 years
Food Matching Charcuterie, Red Meat, Rich Sauces

Julian Castagna, with a little help from his friends, made his first vintage of wine in 1998, having purchased a few acres of vines, and bought a little bit of fruit.

Today, with his son Adam, Julien produces just a handful of biodynamic wines from his tiny winery, with each vintage getting more precise and more finely tuned. Situated at an altitude of 500 metres five-and-a-half kilometres outside the beautiful town of Beechworth in Northeast Victoria, which has been farmed according to Rudolph Steiner's biodynamic principles from the word go so as to achieve optimum fruit quality and health. Everything is done by hand: hand harvesting leads to gentle crushing of whole clusters and some de-stemmed grapes. Natural fermentation is allowed to take its own course, and the wines are bottled without fining or filtration, and without masking the character with new oak. The wines are a clear reflection of the land and defy the stereotype of Australian wines.



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  1. Giles Hilton


    Simply outstanding…..!

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  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Natural Yeast Fermentation
  • Nothing Removed, Nothing Added
  • Hand Harvest
  • Unfined
  • Unfilitered
  • Low Sulphur
  • No Added Sulphur
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Adam’s Rib The Red Julian Castagna 2019