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Fabre Montmayou Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Fabre Montmayou Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Fabre Montmayou Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Fabre Montmayou

Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A full-bodied Argentinean Cabernet Sauvignon with cassis, fresh dark berries, fresh green herb and capsicum flavours on the palate. Pair with a sausage cassoulet.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast leg of lamb, barbecued ribs in sauce, hamburger, hard cheese.

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This Fabre Montmayou Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on September 18, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Lise Charest Gagne rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

It’s a rainy night up north so sipping by the wood stove!! This full body cabernetsauvignon has some bell pepper yes I said that. It’s a bit strange but it seems to cut the typical heaviness out. It’s got some dark cassis, ripe blackberries on the nose. It’s heady and has some volatile alcohol if you like that not surprising at 14.5%. Stewed dark berries with some hints of vanilla and a heavy bitter dark chocolate finish. I like the tannic structure here. It wasn’t the best with my Caprese mushrooms though. It’s a decent wine for the price but very different from most this area. A good pair might be a rich prime-rib with some garlic mash. @AdirondackChairwinereviews
Fabre Montmayou 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva is a dry, medium-plus-bodied Argentinean red, elegant with layers of dark fruit, black currant, red berry and smoky flavours on the palate. Tannins have a nice grip to them. Firm but manageable. Wine grapes are sourced from Lujan de Cuyo wine region. Pair with a grilled bavette steak or meat-stuffed Portobello mushrooms. - Community Wine Reviews

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