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We’re raising a glass to California wines for August Flight Nights! It’s all good here in Vinings with a Cab, Zin, a gorgeous red blend, and some tasty tapas. Come sip with us TONIGHT to try these amazing California wines!

This Flight Night begins on Wednesday, August 7th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through August 13th.

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First, SOHO will pour a Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon ‘16 from Napa Valley.  The winemaker offers,

“Our 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon delivers mouth filling, deeply intense blackberry fruit across the palate with clove and cardamom spice complexity and dusty tannins that add structure to the juicy fullness of the fruit.”

Next, SOHO will pour a Plungerhead Zinfandel 2016 from Lodi. The wine is described by the winemaker,

“Our 2016 Plungerhead Old Vine Zinfandel holds a dark ruby color with aromas of brambly raspberry, fresh-from-the-oven cherry pie, cinnamon-infused tea, toasted cedar and clove. The flavors start with touches of Bing cherry, sweetened cranberry, raspberry jam, caramel and toasted coconut. The finish lingers with a medium body and notes of dried cranberry, Mexican vanilla and a round mouthfeel from American Oak aging.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a Highway 12 Red Blend 2016 from Sonoma. Notes on the wine,

“A fruity leathery nose offers a glimpse into what unfolds on the palate. Hefty bright notes of ripe plum, currant jelly and a tinge of tobacco fill the senses with the first sip. As this breathes, it morphs into something exceptionally smooth and round, a result of the introduction of soft tannins and lightly burnt toffee oak.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joey Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon ‘16
85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 5% Merlot, 3% Cab Franc
Paired with: Beef Carpaccio, Queso Fresco, Green Chili Aioli

Plungerhead Zinfandel 2016
80% Zinfandel, 14% Petite Sirah, 3% Merlot , 2% Malbec , 1% Petit Verdot
Paired with: Duck Spring Rolls, Sambal Sauce

Highway 12 Red Blend 2016
52% Merlot, 16% Syrah, 12% Petite Verdot, 10% CabFranc,10% Malbec
Paired with: “Bacon and Eggs” Braised Pork Belly, Poached Egg, Grain Mustard Aioli

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.75. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19.50. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $14. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.75/glass and $6.75/tapas)