T ime for Third Thursday. Six wines will be featured, 3 white, 2 red and a Rosé. And don’t forget those great cheeses.
Where: Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC
When: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, 5 to 8 pm
Cost: $5, with $2 rebate on the purchase of 1 bottle of the featured wines.
Here are the wines presented (click to see more):
- Le Bruniche Chardonnay
- Bellngham Citrus Grove Chenin Blanc
- Angevine Rose D’Anjou
- Altovinum Evodia Garnacha
- Montes Twins Red Blend
- Robert Mondavi Private Selection
Here are the detailed wine notes:
Le Bruniche Chardonnay | Tuscany, Italy
Shows citrus and exotic fruit on the nose and palate, with medium body. Absence of oak allows the Chardonnay character to shine through. Crab stuff Sole, Chicken in wine cream sauce.
Bellngham Citrus Grove Chenin Blanc | Western Cape, South Africa
Vibrant gold with bright green glimmers. Citrus aromas of Orange, Tangerine, Honey Melon and Pineapple. Key Lime and Clementine flavors with Minerality Enjoy it with Sushi, Thai Chicken Wraps, Caesar Salads or Crumbed Calamari.
Angevine Rose D’Anjou | Loire, France
Bright and Refreshing. Slightly Sweet, with Crisp Acidity to balance, and Hints of Strawberries. Pairs nicely with a Smoked Bar-B-Q Chicken, Strawberry Shortcake.
Altovinum Evodia Garnacha | Calatayud, Spain
Aroma featuring rich blackberry and blueberry fruit, cola, spice, licorice and pepper. Tasting this smooth and delicious wine reveals a ton of savory fruit and nice spice. Charcuterie with Blue Cheese, Lasagna.
Montes Twins Red Blend | Colchagua & Rapel Valleys, Chile
A wine of vibrant acidity with layers of plum skin, blueberry and blackberry fruit while the oak aging contributes with subtle notes of vanilla and liqueur. Beef Teriyaki, Dijon Roast Pork, Paella.
Robert Mondavi Private Selection | Monterey, California
Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet Sauvignon, Deep flavors of black cherry and blackberry, Bourbon Barrel aging add nuances of vanilla, brown sugar and toasty oak. Bourbon glazed grilled ribs, charcuterie board, Beef Brisket.