T ime for Wine World’s Third Thursday. There are 3 reds and 2 whites and a Rosé. And don’t forget their great cheeses.
Where: Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC
When: Thursday, July 21, 2016, 5 to 8 pm
Cost: $5, with rebate on the purchase of 1 bottle of the featured wines.
Here are the wines presented (click to see more):
- Chateau Jolys Jurancon Sec 2013
- Jean-Paul Blanc de Blanc Sec 2015
- Belstar Cuvee Rosé NV
- Chamisal Pinot Noir
- Valentin Bianchi Elsa Malbec 2014
- Barossa Valley GSM 2013
Here are the detailed wine notes:
Chateau Jolys Jurancon Sec 2013 | Southwest, France
Grapes: Petite & Gros Manseng. Elegant, intense floral aromas suggest honeysuckle and jamine, Flavors of white fruits apples, apricots with a slight edge of honey. Finishes with a touch of minerality and lively acidity. All stainless steel; no oak. Grilled Chicken Thighs. Crab cakes. Broiled Tilapia with Lime. Asian noodle bowl. Pasta with Shrimp and Zucchini.
Jean-Paul Blanc de Blanc Sec 2015 | Pays des Cotes de Gascogne, France
A zesty white with high aromatics.75% Colombard, 25% Ugni Blanc.Dry, but fruity: citrus, pineapple. Flavors of nectarine and citrus with a
creamy texture. Sur lies storage. Sushi. Seafood. Chicken in a cream sauce. Goat cheese spread with herbs & lemon.
Belstar Cuvee Rosé NV | Veneto, Italy
A fresh lightly sweet sparkling blend of Merlot, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc from one of Italy’s best Prosecco producers. Strawberry, pear, peach and melon flavors with floral notes and a hints of honey and minerality. Enjoy with fruit & cheese. Salted, cured meats. Lightly sweet desserts. Aperitif. Website
Chamisal Pinot Noir | Central Coast, California
Red cherry, plum & blackberry dominate the fresh flavors along with a with a note of earthiness. Partial carbonic maceration fermentation (under a blanket of gas away from oxygen) yields a vibrant fruity character and high aromatics to this popular Pinot Noir. Low tannins. Good acidity lifts the finish and makes this an excellent food wine. Shrimp Pad Thai is a good match. Try with spicy burritos. Lighter meat dishes. Charcuteries. Mushrooms. Duck & fig combinations. Teriyaki pork. Website
Valentin Bianchi Elsa Malbec 2014 | Mendoza, Argentina
Aromas of ripe plum and violets, with hints of vanilla. Rich texture and supple mouth-feel with soft silkiness leads to a lingering finish. Grilled steaks with Chimichurri sauce. Burgers with herbed goat cheese.
Barossa Valley GSM 2013 | Barossa, Australia
Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvèdre grapes. Fragrant violet with a burst of red berryfruits lingering softly on a velvety texture. A mouthful of ripe fruit and plummy flavors. Ratatouille. Grilled Rib Steaks, Pizza with favorite toppings. Burgers with blue cheese or flavorful cheddar. Grilled lamb.