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Three fabulous French wines will be highlighted at SOHO this evening for Flight Night! The wines and tapas debuting tonight are available through Tuesday, May 31.
Please make reservations here: https://www.opentable.com/r/soho-atlanta
First, SOHO will pour a 2020 Boutinot La Fleur Solitaire Blanc from Côtes du Rhône.
“Proper white Côtes du Rhône; fresh, medium-bodied, vinous. The nose is pretty and delicate, with a waft of fennel tops and hints of hedgerow flowers. The flavors are nuanced and refined rather than overt. Careful use of oak adds texture and structure without masking the freshness of this very drinkable white.”
The second wine is a 2018 Cave de Saumur Les Pouches Rouge from Saumur.
“Red Saumur has a beautiful, deep ruby-red color and a bouquet of red fruit (blackcurrant and raspberry). This wine is attractive and easy to drink. It is quite fruity and a bit spicy on the palate with the elegant, soft tannins that characterize it. “
“This powerful wine is rich in tannins as well as dark black fruits. With its structure and young concentration, the wine is firm with a dry finish.”
SOHO’s Executive Chef Todd Paige has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines:
2020 Boutinot La Fleur Solitaire Blanc
Appellation : Côtes du Rhône
Varietal: Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Clairette
Paired with: Cold Smoked Salmon, Crème Fraîche & Dill
2018 Cave de Saumur Les Pouches Rouge
Appellation : Saumur
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
Paired with: Grilled Quail, Spicy French Dressing
Chateau Petit-Freylon Cuvée Sarah Bordeaux Superieur
Appellation : Bordeaux Superieur
Varietal : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Paired with: Grilled Sirloin, Steak Au Poivre, Risotto
Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $15. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $21. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $16. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($10/glass and $8/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!