The Winery Punta del Cielo in Canelones

The winery offers 7 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 3.2.
It is ranked in the top 348 of the estates of Canelones.
It is located in Canelones

The Winery Punta del Cielo is one of the best wineries to follow in Canelones.. It offers 7 wines for sale in of Canelones to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Punta del Cielo wines

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

The top red wines of Winery Punta del Cielo

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Punta del Cielo

How Winery Punta del Cielo wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of sweet and sour turkish dumpling soup (eksili köfte), lamb with pears and pistachios or butternut soufflé.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery Punta del Cielo

On the nose the red wine of Winery Punta del Cielo. often reveals types of flavors of spices, black fruit. In the mouth the red wine of Winery Punta del Cielo. is a powerful.

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery Punta del Cielo

  • 2008 With an average score of 3.49/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.33/5
  • 2018 With an average score of 3.30/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.25/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 3.22/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.09/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Winery Punta del Cielo.

  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Carménère
  • Malbec
  • Tannat
  • Tempranillo

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 Punta del Cielo

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Winery Punta del Cielo

How Winery Punta del Cielo wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of pigeon with bacon and mushrooms, cornish bean salad or ham and comté quiche.

The best vintages in the white wines of Winery Punta del Cielo

  • 2016 With an average score of 3.20/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Winery Punta del Cielo.

  • Chardonnay

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 Punta del Cielo

Food and wine pairings with a pink wine of Winery Punta del Cielo

How Winery Punta del Cielo wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes such as recipes .

The word of the wine: Stamping

Marking of corks, barrels or cases with an iron.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Punta del Cielo

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 Punta del Cielo.

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.

News about Winery Punta del Cielo and wines from the region

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The word of the wine: Stamping

Marking of corks, barrels or cases with an iron.

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