CUSTOZA DOC

CUSTOZA DOC

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CUSTOZA DOC

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 (4.41 lb) 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.
Flavor Dry, tangy and well-balanced.

Vol.:
12.50%.

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

Serving temperature:
9-10 °C (50°F)

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