CUSTOZA

CUSTOZA

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Description

Grape varieties
40% Garganega, 15% Trebbiano toscano, 15% Trebbianello, 30% Cortese.

Location and characteristics of the vineyard
Custoza, a small hamlet in the commune of Sommacampagna, situated to the south-east of Lake Garda.

Average
altitude 100-150 metres above sea level. A hill of glacial origin with limestone, clay, gravelly and sandy soils.

Training system and plant density
Guyot with 4,000 to 4,800 vines per hectare. The yield is 2 kg per vine.

Harvest
Cortese: mid- September. Garganega and Trebbiano Toscano: first ten days of October.

Vinification
Brief cryomaceration prior to fermentation, followed (as for all the other varieties) by soft pressing and fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks.

Organoleptic description
A lightly aromatic dry white wine.

Colour
Straw yellow, with pale green highlights.

Nose
Fruity, white flowers and green apple.

Flavour
Dry, tangy and well-balanced.

Vol.
12,50%

Serving temperature
9-10 °C

Serving suggestions
An excellent aperitif, but also good with hors d’oeuvres, rice and pasta dishes, shellfish and fish recipes in general.

Format
375 ml 750 ml