The Winery Hornero in Canelones

The winery offers 11 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.
It is ranked in the top 231 of the estates of Canelones.
It is located in Canelones

The Winery Hornero is one of the best wineries to follow in Canelones.. It offers 11 wines for sale in of Canelones to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Hornero wines

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

The top red wines of Winery Hornero

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Hornero

How Winery Hornero wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or poultry such as recipes of beef with balsamic sauce, creole lamb or coconut chicken à la bellevilloise.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery Hornero

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

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery Hornero

  • 2017 With an average score of 3.40/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.32/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.22/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.04/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 2.93/5
  • 2009 With an average score of 2.90/5

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

  • 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 Hornero

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Winery Hornero

How Winery Hornero wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of magic cake cheese quiche, baked whole salmon or tuna, pepper and tomato quiche.

The best vintages in the white wines of Winery Hornero

  • 2017 With an average score of 3.50/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 2.80/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 2.70/5

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

  • Chardonnay
  • Sauvignon Blanc

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.

The top pink wines of Winery Hornero

Food and wine pairings with a pink wine of Winery Hornero

How Winery Hornero wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef such as recipes of american style beef marinade.

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

  • Tannat

The word of the wine: Downy mildew

Disease of the vine due to a fungus. Downy mildew is formidable because it attacks all the organs, from the stem to the grapes, including the leaves, in depth. It was against it that the famous copper and lime-based Bordeaux mixture was developed.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Hornero

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 Hornero.

Discover the grape variety: Sauvignon

Sauvignon Gris is a grape variety that originated in France (South-West). 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. Sauvignon Gris can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Burgundy, Jura, Beaujolais, Armagnac, Provence & Corsica, Rhone Valley, Savoie & Bugey.

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The word of the wine: Downy mildew

Disease of the vine due to a fungus. Downy mildew is formidable because it attacks all the organs, from the stem to the grapes, including the leaves, in depth. It was against it that the famous copper and lime-based Bordeaux mixture was developed.

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