Castelli wine tasting

Tasting notes

Our winemakers’ philosophy is to produce wines that they enjoy drinking – not specifically to win awards, nor praise from wine writers (although this does tend to be a happy coincidence) but rather something that we feel proud to put on the table with the Castelli name on the bottle.

Using a combination of traditional techniques gained from extensive overseas experience, with the benefits of a state-of-the-art facility, the winemaking team are able to tailor a specific approach best suiting each individual wine. All wines are treated in their own special way to express the variety, vintage conditions and region.

Careful attention to detail is ensured to capture the maximum varietal and regional characters of the wines we produce. Above everything, special emphasis is placed on achieving elegance and balance. The equilibrium of fruit flavour, structure, length and finish are the hallmarks of all Castelli wines. Much of this comes from the vineyard, with careful site selection, fastidious viticultural practices and picking at optimal flavour ripeness. Once the fruit is in the winery however, that same attention to detail is also essential.

We concentrate on achieving symmetry in each wine. For white wines the interaction of fruit intensity, acid profile, phenolic extraction and oak (if used) are carefully assessed. Likewise in our reds, there is a delicate balance we aim for between tannin structure, fruit definition, alcohol level and oak integration.

il Liris

Chardonnay Blanc


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Rouge


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Castelli Estate

Shiraz


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Cabernet Sauvignon


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Merlot


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Vintage Sparkling


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Chardonnay


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Riesling


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Botrytis Riesling


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Pinot Noir


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Empirica

Fume Blanc


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Viognier


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Tempranillo


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Uvaggio


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Gewürztraminer


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Iced Viognier


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Pinot Gris


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Blend

Cabernet Merlot


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Shiraz Malbec


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Sparkling


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Sauvignon Blanc Semillon


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Dolcino


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The Sum

Shiraz


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Riesling


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Sauvignon Blanc


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Rose


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Pinot Noir


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