Mixed Case: LoHud Wine of the Week Bottle 2: Farmer’s Market Sauvignon Blanc 2010

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For 12 weeks, we feature a wine, and include tasting notes and suggestions for pairings. At the end of the 12 weeks, we’ll review our Mixed Case, and recap the choices. Each mixed case will be chosen by a local wine shop owner, who will also become our wine expert-in-residence during his or her tenure. (So should we need recommendations for a holiday, for example. we’ll ask.) We’ll get a new expert for each case. Right now, we’re working on our Mixed Case from Aries Wine & Spirits in White Plains.

Here’s bottle 2:


Farmer’s Market Sauvignon Blanc 2010: A refreshing and delicious white with lemon grass and citric aromas, a medium weight and flavors of ripe tangy fruit. Region: Marlborough, New Zealand. Goes with: Goes with: oysters, light fish in a lemon beurre blanc sauce and cheeses, especially goat cheeses. Price: $19.

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Why they chose it: High acid Sauvignon Blanc pairs perfectly with acidic foods like tomatoes and goat cheese making the foods taste sweeter and softer. They love to show the “wow” combination when they teach wine classes.

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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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