Custoza is a DOC wine produced in the Italian region of Veneto, in the province of Verona.
70% Garganega, Trebbianello, Bianca Fernanda
30% Trebbiano toscano, Malvasia, Riesling italico, Pinot bianco, Chardonnay, Manzoni bianco
The term “Custoza” DOC is used for 4 types of wine: Custoza, Custoza Superiore (coming from small parcels and selected crus), Custoza passito (sweet) and Custoza spumante (sparkling). The history and tradition of Custoza wine in the territory is old and fascinating. Back in time, it was an after-meal wine, served during the holidays. Now the most consumed and appreciated version is the dry Custoza.
The wines of DOC Custoza must be obtained with white territorial grapes: the Garganega, the Trebbianello (that is a local biotype of Friulano) and the Bianca Fernanda (that is a local clone of Cortese). However the product specification also allow other grapes variety: Trebbiano toscano, Malvasia, Riesling italico, Pinot bianco, Chardonnay and Manzoni bianco.
The obtained blend is a harmony of all the characteristics of the Custoza DOC, recognizable for its balance and elegance. The Trebbiano brings structure, the Garganega the typical fruity aroma, the Trebbianello and Bianca Fernanda bring florality and elegance – the union of all varieties contributes to the creation of a unique wine.