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Throughout February, flight night at SOHO Atlanta restaurant will showcase the wines of Italy. The Italian adventure continues Wednesday, February 17. The wine and tapas introduced Wednesday will be available through Tuesday, February 23.


Photo courtesy of Antinori Castello Della Sala

First, SOHO will pour a 2014 Antinori Castello Della Sala Estate Chardonnay. The winemaker offers the following tasting notes: “A brilliant yellow color with greenish highlights, the wine shows fresh and complex aromas with delicate notes of tropical fruit such as pineapple and citrus fruit in addition to hazelnut butter and vanilla. It is a wine with good structure, elegance, and minerality as well as a vibrant and balanced acidity.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2013 Parusso-Langhe Nebbiolo DOC from Piedmont. The winemaker says of the wine: “Cranberry fragrance, blood oranges, peaches and Turkish mint, all supported harmoniously by a touch of cacao.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2011 Le Palaie Bulizio Rosso Toscano IGT from Tuscany. The wine is described, “A round, supple red, this is rich with blackberry, black currant and vanilla aromas and flavors. Everything comes together nicely on the long, fruit and spice-filled finish.”

SOHO’s executive chef, Scott Warren, has created a tapas plate to be paired with each wine.

2014 Castella Della Sala
100% Chardonnay
Paired with: Lobster Mac & Cheese

2013 Parusso-Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
100% Nebbiola
Paired with: Seared Duck Breast, Wild Mushroom & Pancetta Risotto, Cherry Chutney

2011 Le Palaie Rosso Toscana IGT
Paired with: Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew

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!