SOHO Atlanta restaurant will finish a tour of Spanish wines and flavors on flight night, Wednesday, April 27.
First, SOHO will pour a 2009 Don Olegario Albarino from Riax Baixas, Spain. The wine features hints of ripe apple, peach and raisin on the nose. On the palate, the wine is elegant and complex, full-bodied and well-structured, with fruit flavors.
Next, SOHO will pour a 2008 Emperado de Barros Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain. The wine offers aromas of ripe blackberry and pine. On the palate, the wine has savory flavors and moderate length.
Finally, SOHO will pour a 2006 Muga Reserva from Rioja, Spain. On the nose, the wine offers aromas of oak-spiced red berry and cherry, with hints of mocha and rose. On the palate, the wine is supple and balanced with flavors of black fruit and licorice.
SOHO's executive chef, Joe Ahn, has created three tapas plates to pair with each Spanish wine. The following will be available on SOHO's menu until Wednesday, May 4.
2009 Don Olegario Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain
Paired with: Grilled oysters with manchego and roasted lemon
2008 Emperado de Barros Tempernillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain
Paired with: Mini grilled chorizo pizza
2006 Muga Reserva, Rioja, Spain
70% Tempranillo, 20% Granache, Mazuelo and Graciano
Paired with: Braised lamb shank and grilled eggplant
Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $13.50. Or, pair the flight with a tapas plate for $18. Try a full glass of wine and tapas plate for $12. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9/glass and $6/tapas). See you soon!