Monthly Archives: January 2018

Third Thursday January 18th Drop-In Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841

Wine World Wines, Third Thursday January 18th, 2018

Adria Vini ‘Il Meridione’, Grillo 2015 Sicily, Italy
100% Grillo A ripe and spicy nose with floral and stone fruit characters. The palate has more honeyed stone fruit and savoury notes backed by fresh citrus acidity. No oak was used. Pair with white fish, grilled octopus, or chicken caesar salad.

Domaine de Bernier, Chardonnay 2015 Loire, France
fresh, unoaked, with fruit flavors that echo pears and apples, and an enticing hint of minerality beneath the surface.
Pair with grilled lobster, fish with sauce, chicken curry and hard cheeses.

Brancott, Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Marlborough, New Zealand
Aromas of sweet ripe gooseberry, golden stone fruit, and rock melon. Palate shows apple blossom, lime zest and chive blossom notes surrounding a core of intense and refreshing lemon and grapefruit flavors. This wine can be matched with barbecued prawns or salmon and poached white fish with fresh green salads containing parsley, pepper or lemon. Mediterranean and Turkish dishes with hummus, olives and feta will also match well.

Campo Viejo, Reserva Rioja 2012 Rioja, Spain
Tempranillo. Brick red color. Aromas of bourbon, celery puree, dried cherry, vanilla taffy, and orange peel and dried rose with a slightly chewy, soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a polished, short sea sponge and pinto beans finish with papery tannins and moderate oak. Pair with Hoagies, Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew.

Emporio Wines, Gerberas Garnacha 2016 Aragón, Spain
Bouquet of flowers on the nose, Juicy plum, black cherry, spice, cedar, smooth supplier tannins, raspberry with a little pepper on the edge of the tongue. Eggplant Parmesan, Jambalaya, Bacon Wrapped Chicken Skewers, Hot Dogs.

Bogle, Essential Red 2015 North Coast, California
Old Vine Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah fruit of dark berries and black plums is nuanced by the flavors of juniper and dried herbs. The juicy, jammy fruit is framed with spicy cedar and hints of pipe tobacco and cocoa, the American oak lingers. Pair with a Barbecue Burger, Pt. Reyes Blue Cheese, Goulash, Lamb Curry, Dark Chocolate Macarons.

First Friday, January 5th Drop-In Wine Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841

Wine World Wines, Friday, January 5th, 2018

Vina Galana Verdejo 2016 La Mancha Spain
Lemon green color with intense aromas of mango, passion fruit, grass and elderflower. Light bodied with citrus fruit and a touch of fresh herbs kept in balance with a fresh acidity. Lime Chicken, Carnitas, Fish Tacos

Feudo Zirtari Bianco 2016 Sicily, Italy
65% Inzolia, 35 Chardonnay, Deep straw yellow in color, it displays rich floral and fruity notes, with a faint hint of almonds. These sensations are echoed on the palate, along with an acidity that balances out the wine’s alcoholic warmth. Zirtari Bianco makes an exemplary match for many types of food thanks to its complex and varied range of aromas and flavors. This richness makes it ideal for the simplest or most elaborate seafood recipes, or for accompanying white meats. Sicilian grilled octopus, risotto and light pasta dishes, vegetables and soft cheeses.

Moulin de Gassac Guilhem Blanc 2016 Languedoc, France
Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Terret Blanc. Straw-yellow colour, with a nose of acacia and pear and an harmonious palate of apple, pear, lemon, dill and green olive. Coconut fish curry, penne al pesto, seafood gratin, cheese soufflé.

Tormaresca Primitivo 2012 Puglia, Italy
Intense ruby red color. Aromas of plums, and cherries with vanilla and chocolate. On the palate, complex structure with good tannins and a spice note. Brisket, Flank Steak, Braised Lamb Shanks, Grilled Marinated Eggplant.

Chono Red Blend 2014 Maipo Chile
Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Tempranillo intense red color. Nose of raisins, mocha and cocoa, with a hint of blueberries and plums. Flavors of plum, berry, tomato, mint, and fennel. Spicy Kebabs, Barbecued Pork Ribs.

Primus Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Colchagua Valley, Chile
Aromas of red currant, dried cherry, fig, cassis, oak notes of vanilla and sweet spice. Juicy flavors of baked plum, blackberry, cherry, raspberry and blueberry and subtle notes of oak. fine – grained tannins add balance providing a beautiful and lingering finish.
Grilled rib eye with Chimichurri, Pastel de Chocio (deep dish corn casserole with chicken and beef stuffing), Twice baked potatoes with broccoli, Cheddar cheese and fresh scallions.