The Winery El Ingenio in Canelones

The winery offers 10 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.3.
It is ranked in the top 160 of the estates of Canelones.
It is located in Canelones

The Winery El Ingenio is one of the best wineries to follow in Canelones.. It offers 10 wines for sale in of Canelones to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery El Ingenio wines

Looking for the best Winery El Ingenio wines in Canelones among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery El Ingenio 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 El Ingenio wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Winery El Ingenio

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery El Ingenio

How Winery El Ingenio wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or poultry such as recipes of old fashioned provencal stew, lamb tagine with prunes and almonds or sapper's apron.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery El Ingenio

In the mouth the red wine of Winery El Ingenio. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery El Ingenio

  • 2015 With an average score of 3.50/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 3.44/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.36/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.34/5
  • 2019 With an average score of 3.26/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Winery El Ingenio.

  • Tannat
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 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 white wines of Winery El Ingenio

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Winery El Ingenio

How Winery El Ingenio wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of spaghetti carbonara, sea sauerkraut with white wine or quiche with bacon and gruyère cheese.

The best vintages in the white wines of Winery El Ingenio

  • 2018 With an average score of 3.40/5
  • 2019 With an average score of 3.20/5
  • 2020 With an average score of 3.10/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 2.75/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Winery El Ingenio.

  • Chardonnay
  • Sauvignon Blanc

Discover the grape variety: Chardonnay

The white Chardonnay is a grape variety that originated in France (Burgundy). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. White Chardonnay can be found in many vineyards: South West, Burgundy, Jura, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Savoie & Bugey, Loire Valley, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Armagnac, Lorraine, Alsace, Provence & Corsica.

The top pink wines of Winery El Ingenio

Food and wine pairings with a pink wine of Winery El Ingenio

How Winery El Ingenio wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) such as recipes of beef shank coq au vin style, couscous without couscous maker or congolese pondu.

The best vintages in the pink wines of Winery El Ingenio

  • 2019 With an average score of 3.40/5
  • 2020 With an average score of 3.20/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 2.90/5

The grape varieties most used in the pink wines of Winery El Ingenio.

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Glera (Prosecco)
  • Nebbiolo Rosé

The word of the wine: Alcoholic fermentation

Transformation of sugars into alcohol under the effect of yeast. These yeasts exist in their natural state in the vineyards and in the cellars. Artificial seeding with selected yeasts is however very often practiced.

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Discover the grape variety: Merlot

Merlot noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small to medium sized bunches, and medium sized grapes. Merlot noir can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Armagnac, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Beaujolais, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey.

News about Winery El Ingenio and wines from the region

DO Penedès: new rules and aiming for Spanish wine’s top-tier

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How to work with Chablis wines as a sommelier by Yang LU

On December 10, 2020, four Hong Kong personalities discussed Chablis wines on a live webinar: Yang LU, Master Sommelier and Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador, Debra MEIBURG, Master of Wine, Ivy NG, Official Bourgogne Wines Ambassador and Rebecca LEUNG, wine expert. In this 2 min 50 sec clip, Yang LU shares his experience as a sommelier on the importance of Chablis wines in the restaurant industry. #Chablis #PureChablis ...

The word of the wine: Alcoholic fermentation

Transformation of sugars into alcohol under the effect of yeast. These yeasts exist in their natural state in the vineyards and in the cellars. Artificial seeding with selected yeasts is however very often practiced.

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