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Calling all Italian wine lovers! Drink some of Italy’s finest wines with us at Flight Night TONIGHT…these wine and tapa pairings are a vino lover’s dream come true!
This Flight Night begins on Wednesday February 19th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through February 25th.
First, SOHO will pour a Monchiero Carbone “Cecu d’ la Biunda” Roero Arneis 2017 from Roero, Alba. The winemaker offers,
Colour: bright, intense straw-yellow notes. Nose: great intensity on the nose, showing great depth that evolves slowly into sensations of aromatic freshness, ranging from white currants to hints of mint to sage. Taste: the entry onto the palate is strongly marked by a splendid freshness of flavour, which gradually shows its true power and mouth-filling qualities, developing into a rich and very long finish on which white currants stand out.
Next, SOHO will pour a Barone Cornacchia Montepulchiano d’ Abruzzo 2017 from Abruzzo. The wine is described by the winemaker,
Deep ruby red with violet-purple reflections. Huge, fruity bouquet, black cherry and herb scented. Lush currant fruit with velvety soft tannins and perfect fruit acid balance. A wine of great harmony and intensity. The finish is long and spicy.
The Terra Rossa Oltre is a Montalcino super Tuscan, an 80/20 blend of Sangiovese Grosso and Merlot; it is smooth, inky, and rich, with a palate of black currants, huckleberries, brown spices, minerals, and black cherries.
SOHO’s Executive Chef Joey Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!
Monchiero Carbone “Cecu d’ la Biunda” Roero Arneis 2017
Paired with: Shrimp and Arugula Flatbread, Lemon
Barone Cornacchia Montepulchiano d’ Abruzzo 2017
Paired with: Grilled Prime Sirloin, Mushroom Polenta, Red Wine Butter
Terre Rossa “Oltre” Sangiovese Grosso 2014
80% Sangiovese Grosso, 20% Merlot
Paired with: Short Rib Arancini, Smokey Tomato Sauce
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)
Can’t make it to Flight Night on Wednesday? No worries! While our pairings debut on Wednesdays, they’re available through the following Tuesday, so you have all week to catch up on the featured wines and tapas.
We can’t wait to see you!