T ime for Third Thursday. Six very nice wines were featured. The tasting tour visited Italy, Austria, Argentina, Washington State and the North Coast of California.
The Noble Vines “The One Black sounded very interesting. Next up for Wine World is their First Friday tasting on Feb. 3.
Where: Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5 to 8 pm
Cost: $5, with $2 rebate on the purchase of 1 bottle of the featured wines.
Here are the wines to be presented (click to see more):

  1. Castelfeder Sudtirol Pinot Grigio 2105
  2. Sattler Zweigelt Rosé 2015
  3. Trivento Torrontes 2015
  4. Drumheller Merlot 2012
  5. Crios Red Blend 2014
  6. Noble Vines The One Black 2014

Here are the detailed wine notes:
Castelfeder Sudtirol Pinot Grigio 2105 | Alto Adige, Italy
The palate is honeysuckle pear, peach, orange & light rind, what a well structured citrus, white stone fruit experience. The long finish has a creamy tang. Trout in butter sauce, Crab stuffed Flounder. Website
Sattler Zweigelt Rosé 2015 | Burgenland, Austria
Bouquet of fine fruit notes accompanied with raspberries and wild cherry. On the palate one can find subtle herbal notes and a full body. Pulled Pork, Pizza, Fried Chicken. Website
Trivento Torrontes 2015 | Mendoza, Argentina
Bright golden yellow in color with greenish reflections. An alluring bouquet with floral notes of roses and violets and hints of citrus. Crisp and well-structured, offering flavors of delicate tropical fruit and citrus. Beautiful Apertif, Smoked Salmon, Apple Walnut Salad, Grilled Mahi-Mahi. Website
Drumheller Merlot 2012 | Columbia Valley, Washington
Opens with aromas of blueberry, subtle spice and rose petals with hints of cocoa. Balanced in style, this wine is structured yet lively. Pairs with savory dishes. Lamb, mushroom risotto, rich soy-based sauces. Website
Crios Red Blend 2014 | Mendoza, Argentina
Deep ruby color with bluish hues. Intense and complex nose where the typical aromas of each variety are nicely combined to show their best expression: black plums coming from Malbec, fresh cherries and Black Currant from Cabernet Sauvignon, ripe black fruits from the Tannat, slightly mixed with spicy notes from Petit Verdot. Shepherd’s Pie, Roasted Pork Loin, Mushroom Risotto. Website
Noble Vines The One Black 2014 | North Coast, California
39% Zinfandel, 33% Syrah, 8% Petite Sirah, 7% Malbec, 5% Pinot Noir, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Other. A full-bodied wine, aromas of cassis, blueberry and a hint of cedar. Rich, dark, concentrated flavors of ripe plum, blackberry. Hamburgers, Grilled Steak, Veal Parmesan, Lamb Chops. Website


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