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SOHO Atlanta restaurant will continue to showcase the wines and flavors of Napa Valley, California, on flight night, Wednesday, May 14. The wines and tapas introduced Wednesday will be available through Tuesday, May 20.

Napa Valley wine
Napa Valley. Photo credit: Brent Miller. winecountry.com

First, SOHO will pour a 2012 Emmolo Sauvignon Blanc. The winemaker says of the wine, “An elegant and refined style of Sauvignon Blanc that is subtle and balanced, with minerality and bright natural acidity. On the nose, aromas of citrus, iron, wet stone and a hint of D’Anjou pear tempt your senses, while a crisp lightness, balanced acidity and underlying notes of fleshy grapefruit and lime zest please the palate. The significant minerality and soft body rounds out the wine.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2011 Whitehall Lane “Tre Leoni.” Says the winemaker of the red blend, “This ferociously fun blend is fruit forward and delicious. The aromas of red berry and sweet oak leap from the bottle. Flavors of ripe, jammy cherry and berry fill the mouth with velvety tannins lingering on the finish.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2010 Montoya Cabernet Sauvignon. The winemaker says of the wine, “The Montoya Cabernet Sauvignon is made from grapes grown on our family vineyard located along the Silverado Trail in St. Helena and other select Napa Valley vineyards. The subtle influences of these different Napa Valley microclimates add depth and complexity to the final blend. This finished wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon derived entirely from the Napa Valley. Aged in French and American oak, our Cabernet Sauvignon has intense flavors of blackberry, plum and vanilla. The long finish is rich with toasty overtones. ”

SOHO’s executive chef, Scott Warren, has created three tapas plates to pair with each Napa Valley wine.

2012 Emmolo Sauvignon Blanc
Paired with: Coconut shrimp with an orange soy dipping sauce

2011 Whitehall Lane “Tre Leoni”
Paired with: Marinated grilled steak with bordelaise and garlic mashed potatoes

2010 Montoya Cabernet Sauvignon
Paired with: Slow cooked BBQ baby back ribs

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!