The Winery Dominio Cassis in Canelones

The winery offers 22 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.7.
It is ranked in the top 94 of the estates of Canelones.
It is located in Canelones

The Winery Dominio Cassis is one of the world's great estates. It offers 22 wines for sale in of Canelones to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Dominio Cassis wines

Looking for the best Winery Dominio Cassis wines in Canelones among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Dominio Cassis wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Winery Dominio Cassis wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Winery Dominio Cassis

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Dominio Cassis

How Winery Dominio Cassis wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of boeuf lôc lac (cambodia), milk-fed lamb sautéed with saffron and lemon or rabbit italian style.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery Dominio Cassis

On the nose the red wine of Winery Dominio Cassis. often reveals types of flavors of non oak, oak or spices. In the mouth the red wine of Winery Dominio Cassis. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery Dominio Cassis

  • 2002 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 2007 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.84/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.71/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.71/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Winery Dominio Cassis.

  • Tannat
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Shiraz/Syrah
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Malbec
  • Merlot

Discovering the wine region of Canelones

The Canelones administrative department, Northeast of the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo, is home to the majority of Uruguay's Vineyards and accounts for aRound 60 percent of all wine produced in the country. It Lies in the South of the small South American country, where the majority of vines are planted, inland from the Atlantic coast and the Rio de la Plata estuary. The region itself covers a broad arc approximately 50km (30 miles) Deep, drawn clockwise from the northwestern outskirts of Montevideo round to the coastline east of the capital city. The eponymous administrative capital of the region lies 50km (31 miles) to the north of Montevideo.

The wine towns of Juanico and Progreso are to be found on this route north out of the capital, separated from one another by just 10km (6 miles). Canelones town lies a further 10km north of Juanico. The densely planted viticultural area that surrounds these towns is arguably the epicenter of the Uruguayan wine industry. More Tannat vines are planted here than in any other place on earth, including Madiran, Tannat's spiritual home.

Wines from Canelones are made from more than just Tannat, however. A number of different international varieties are used, including light-skinned varieties Pinot Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Among the red wine grapes popular here, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Merlot figure strongly. The Carrau family, one of Uruguay's wine pioneers, has had vineyards in this region since 1930, planted with Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay, as well as the northern Italian classics Nebbiolo and Marzemino.

The top sweet wines of Winery Dominio Cassis

Food and wine pairings with a sweet wine of Winery Dominio Cassis

How Winery Dominio Cassis wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef such as recipes of beef bourguignon with cookéo.

The grape varieties most used in the sweet wines of Winery Dominio Cassis.

  • Tannat

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Dominio Cassis

Planning a wine route in the of Canelones? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Winery Dominio Cassis.

Discover the grape variety: Malbec

Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.

News about Winery Dominio Cassis and wines from the region

Penfolds to release second rare wine NFT

Penfolds has announced it is to launch its second rare wine NFT with direct-to-consumer wines and spirits NFT platform BlockBar. The second rare release will comprise limited edition NFTs tied to 300 bottles of Penfolds Magill Cellar 3 Cabernet Shiraz from the 2018 vintage. Crafted under the watchful eye of chief winemaker Peter Gago, recipient of the Decanter Hall of Fame award last year, the wines will not be available from retail, nor Penfolds Cellar Doors. The release coincides with BlockBar ...

World wine production to fall in 2021 as extreme weather hits Europe

World wine production in 2021 is set to fall by 4% versus last year, to around 250 million hectolitres (mhl), equal to 25bn litres and close to the historic low witnessed in 2017, the International Organisation for Vine & Wine (OIV) has estimated. Its figures are preliminary, but they highlight the ‘severe impact’ of ‘adverse climatic conditions’ on the 2021 vintage in parts of Europe, said OIV director-general Paul Roca during a virtual press conference. Europe’s big ...

Port and Sherry importers incensed by UK duty tax plans

Prices on Port and Sherry could increase by around 13% in the UK if the government presses ahead with its duty tax reform as planned, according to industry leaders. Producers and merchants have been left incensed by the plans, said the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) today (9 December), following a meeting with members connected to fortified wine. ‘If you like a glass of Port or Sherry at Christmas we suggest you make the most of it this year [because] it might be priced out of your C ...

The word of the wine: Dismantling

After devatting, the pomace is removed from the tank. If this operation is carried out manually, it is important to ventilate the vat well to avoid the risk of accidents due to the presence of carbon dioxide.

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