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Happy Fall, everyone!  SOHO is especially pleased to celebrate the amazing wines of Italy during the month of September for our Flight Nights.  The owners, Frank and Susan Smith were married in Italy, and vacation there yearly!  This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday September 7th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through Tuesday, September 13th!

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First, SOHO will pour a 2015 IL Poggione Lo Sbrancato Sangiovese Rosato from Montalcino. The winemaker offers the following tasting notes,

“Rose color; on the nose it shows floral flavors, red fruits – strawberries, raspberries and spices. On the palate, its body and freshness make it an excellent rose with the freshness of a young Sangiovese.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2012 Viberti Giovanni Lange Nebbiolo from Nebbiolo. The wine is described as,

“Colour: light ruby red.  Bouquet: mature red fruit flavour with evident notes of cherries.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2013 Brancatelli “Valle Brancatelli “Valle delle Stelle” from Tuscany. The winemaker says,

“Color: Deep ruby, intense violet hues.  Aroma: Intense, characterized by fruity hints of cherry and floral notes and spices.  Taste: Harmonious, pleasant, elegant, with good soft texture and long finish.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef, Jeff Sigler, has created tapas plates for each of the wines!

2015 IL Poggione Lo Sbrancato Sangiovese Rosato
100% Sangiovese
Paired with: Prosciutto and Melon Tacos

2012 Viberti Giovanni Lange Nebbiolo
100% Nebbiolo
Paired with: Mushroom Ravioli, Nebbiolo Wine Sauce

2013 Brancatelli “Valle Brancatelli “Valle delle Stelle”
80% Cabernet, 20% Cab Franc
Paired with: Seared Elk Carpaccio, Castelvetrano Olive Sauce

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

We look forward to seeing you soon!