Mixed Case 4, Bottle 9 — LoHud Wine of the Week: Cabernet Franc Wölffer Estate

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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 chosen by Jeffrey Wooddy, manager of Rochambeau Wines & Liquors in Dobbs Ferry..

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Cabernet Franc Wolffer Estate LoHud Wine of the Week

Cabernet Franc Wölffer Estate: Earthy, rustic, floral nose with medium weight richness and a ripe long finish. Region: The Hamptons, Long Island (New York. Price: $18.99. Goes with: Call me crazy, but it’s February. Have this with a good meatloaf or a beef stew. Why I chose it: Wines like this will make New Yorkers proud that our state is the second largest wine producer in the country. We all need to drink more of our local wine.

This is bottle 9 in our series.

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.
Mixed Case from Wine Geeks in Armonk.

 

 

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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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