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Filet Mignon

Filet Mignon

A perfect Filet Mignon deserves a perfect wine.

Pairing Suggestions

Bordeaux Right Bank (France)
Super Tuscan (Italy)
Chianti Classico (Italy)
Côtes du Rhône South (France)
Nobile di Montepulciano (Italy)
Brunello di Montalcino (Italy)
Ribeira del Duero (Spain)
Zinfandel (USA)

Description

A Filet Mignon requires an elegant wine that can stand up to the meat.

A red wine is needed, but not so big that it overwhelms the meat.

The wine should have both tannins and a good backbone of acidity.

A round and soft Bordaux is an enjoyable wine. It pairs well with many dishes, especially Filet Mignon, Beef Tenderloin, and Pepper Steak. The same goes for a perfectly blended Super Tuscan.

The Cut

Filet Mignon (Tender Fillet / Delicate Fillet / Fine Fillet) is a cut of beef from the smaller end of the Tenderloin.

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Food and Wine Pairing

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