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SOHO Atlanta Restaurant continues to showcase wines and tapas from France and the USA on flight night, Wednesday, July 15. The wines and tapas introduced Wednesday will be available through Tuesday, July 21.

Photo courtesy of Château Haut-Beauséjour

Photo courtesy of Château Haut-Beauséjour

First, SOHO will pour a 2012 Domaine Trimbach Pinot Blanc Reserve from Alsace, France. The winemaker offers the following notes: “Pale green. On the nose, delicate honey and spice notes mixed in with green apple and beeswax. Lovely integrated acidity keeps the flavors fresh and clean.

Next, SOHO will pour a 2013 Domaine de Fontsainte Corbèires Rouge from Languedoc-Roussillon, France. The winemaker describes the red blend: “Nose: Immediate and generous. Notes of fresh red fruits, like cherries, and black fruits, like blueberries. Palate: Delicate tannins with a long finish.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2011 Château Haut-Beauséjour Saint-Estèphe from Saint-Estèphe. The winemaker says: “This is a modern, polished wine. Solidly packed with dark tannins and dense fruits. A tough, tannic element shows through strongly, giving counterpoint to the acidity.

SOHO’s executive chef, Scott Warren, and sous chef, Chris Lyons, have created a tapas plate to pair with each wine.

2012 Domaine Trimbach Pinot Blanc Reserve
100% Pinot Blanc
Paired with: Fresh clams, prosciutto, tomato, lemon & herbs, served with grilled baguette.

2013 Domaine de Fontsainte Corbèires Rouge
60% Carignan, 30% Granache, 10% Syrah
Paired with: Wagyu beef fritters with sweet figs and charred onion

2011 Château Haut-Beauséjour Saint-Estèphe
60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Paired with: Pork Milanese topped with grilled vegetable salsa

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapas plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapas plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas). See you soon!