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The wines and flavors of the ‘other’ California (regions outside of Napa Valley) are featured at SOHO this week and through August 31.
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First, SOHO will pour a 2020 Shooting Star Sauvignon Blanc from Lake County, CA.
This Sauvignon Blanc shows off the great growing region of Lake County, aromas are of guava and citrus zest, with flavors of passionfruit, pineapple, and pink grapefruit.
The second wine is a 2019 Beckman Vineyards Cuvee Le Bec from Santa Ynez Valley, CA.
Black and blue fruits, licorice, violets, and pepper aromas lead the way in this outstanding vintage of Cuvee le Bec. A cooler vintage brings some fantastic structure and acid-ity, where the blackberry, dark cherry, licorice, pepper, and roasted herbs are complex and long on the palate
Finally, SOHO will pour a 2018 Ancient Peaks Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles, CA.
The 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon presents vivid varietal aromas of luscious black fruits with notes of cedar, pen-cil shaving and black olive. A deep, layered palate un-folds with heady flavors of black currant, blackberry and blueberry with suggestions of cherry, mint, vanilla, and toasted oak. Plump tannins and balanced acidity add length and structure to a richly integrated finish.
SOHO’s Executive Chef Todd Paige has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines:
2020 Shooting Star Sauvignon Blanc
Lake County, CA
Paired with: Sautéed Shrimp with Linguini and Citrus Zest
2018 Ancient Peaks Chardonnay
Santa Ynez Valley, CA
51% Syrah, 38% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre, 5% Counoise
Paired with: Pan-Seared Filet with Blue Cheese and Blackberry Jus
2018 Ancient Peaks Cabernet Sauvignon
Paso Robles, CA
79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 8% Petite Sirah, 3% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc
Paired with: Grilled Pork Loin, Mashed Potatoes and Black Raspberry Jus
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!