The Winery Prima Donna in Canelones

The winery offers 8 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.7.
This estate is part of the Antigua Stagnari.
It is ranked in the top 91 of the estates of Canelones.
It is located in Canelones

The Winery Prima Donna is one of the world's great estates. It offers 8 wines for sale in of Canelones to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Prima Donna wines

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

The top red wines of Winery Prima Donna

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Prima Donna

How Winery Prima Donna wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, pork or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of quick meatloaf, guinea fowl with cabbage or rabbit with onions and mustard.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery Prima Donna

On the nose the red wine of Winery Prima Donna. often reveals types of flavors of earth, oak or black fruit and sometimes also flavors of non oak, microbio or spices. In the mouth the red wine of Winery Prima Donna. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery Prima Donna

  • 2017 With an average score of 4.40/5
  • 2009 With an average score of 3.84/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.72/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.66/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 3.61/5
  • 2012 With an average score of 3.60/5

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

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

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 Prima Donna

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Winery Prima Donna

How Winery Prima Donna wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), shellfish or vegetarian such as recipes of italian tabbouleh, crab matoutou or quiche without eggs.

The best vintages in the white wines of Winery Prima Donna

  • 2013 With an average score of 3.60/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.60/5

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

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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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Discover the grape variety: Tannat

Tannat is a red grape variety from Béarn which belongs to the cotoïdes family. Present in several vineyards of France, it occupies nearly 3,000 ha. Its leaves are reddish with tan patches. Its bunches are either of normal size or larger. Its berries have a thin skin and are rounded. Its foliage has a swarthy appearance. This variety must be pruned long because it is vigorous. It likes sandy and gravelly soils. Tannat is often exposed to leafhoppers and mites. It is also somewhat susceptible to grey rot. It has 11 approved clones, including 474, 717 and 794. Once mature, this variety produces acidic, fruity, tannic, acidic and full-bodied wines. Various aromas emerge, notably tobacco, cinnamon and exotic wood. Tannat is rarely used alone. It is combined with iron-servadou to obtain a fruitier taste or with cabernet sauvignon to be more rounded.

News about Winery Prima Donna and wines from the region

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