Mixed Case Bottle 4 — LoHud Wine of the Week: Fabre Montmayou Cabernet Sauvignon 2010


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 Wine Geeks in Armonk..

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LoHud Wine of the Week

Fabre Montmayou Cabernet Sauvignon 2010: Silky red currant, plum and cherry accented with hints of chocolate, black tea and spice. Region: Mendoza, Argentina. Goes with: Blue cheese, grilled steak, ALL red meat. Price: $15. Why We Chose it: Argentina knows a thing or two about red meat and the perfect red wines to pair with them, and this one is an exceptional value.

This is bottle 4 in our series. To see the others click here: Mixed Case from Wine Geeks in Armonk. .

To see previous experts in our Mixed Case series, click here:
Mixed Case by Aries Wine & Spirits, White Plains.
Mixed Case by Piermont Fine Wine & Spirits.


About Author

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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