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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will continue to feature the wines and flavors of Napa Valley on flight night, Wednesday, May 22.

VineyardsMonticello Vineyards

First, SOHO will pour a 2011 Monticello Chardonnay. According to the winemaker, the Chardonnay “displays great aromas of tropical fruit with citrus undertones. The oak is very well integrated and lends the wine a nice tone of lightly toasted vanilla aromas. The texture of the wine is very smooth, with a lower than typical alcohol and fresh acidity that culminates in a smooth lingering finish.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2010 Truchard Pinot Noir. The winemaker notes the Pinot Noir features, “Intense aromas of black cherry, plum, and strawberry; with hints of citrus blossom, tea, and earth. The mouth is rich and round; with flavors of plum jam, cranberry, and sweet vanilla. Firm acidity and delicate tannins focus the palate and provide a lingering finish of spice and red fruit.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2010 Beringer Cabernet. This Cabernet Sauvignon received 92 points from “Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.” The reviewer noted, “The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) is richer, deeper and riper than the Knights Valley bottling. Chocolate, mocha, plums and spices come to life in this fleshy, mid-weight wine…”

SOHO’s executive chef, Joe Ahn, has prepared three tapas plates to compliment each Napa Valley wine.

2011 Monticello Chardonnay
100% Chardonnay
Paired with: Crab stuffed shrimp and lemon aioli

2010 Truchard Pinot Noir
100% Pinot Noir
Paired with: Chilled duck rillettes with dark cherry chutney

2010 Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon
95% Cabernet, 3% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot and Merlot
Paired with: Short rib meatballs with tomato sauce and homemade ricotta

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!l