I t was time for Wine World’s Third Thursday. There were 3 reds and 2 whites and a Rosé.
Where: Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC
803-279-9522

When: Thursday, June 16, 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):

  1. Cave de Pomerols Picpoul de Pinet 2015
  2. Yalumba Unwooded Chardonnay
  3. Crios Rosé of Malbec
  4. Robertson Pinotage
  5. Chamisal Edna Valley Pinot Noir
  6. Klet Brda Villa Brici Merlot

Here are the detailed wine notes:
Cave de Pomerols Picpoul de Pinet 2015 | Languedoc,France
A wonderful wine anytime—but an especially great choice for summer time. Green apple, honeysuckle, and grapefruit sensations fill the glass with nice acidity and minerality. A perfect wine for seafood and fish. Grilled fish fillets. Fried squid. Shrimp & Grits. Grilled Chicken with herbs.
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Yalumba Unwooded Chardonnay | Australia
Pale straw color. Aromas of lemon zest, nectarine andhoneydew melon spring from thisunoaked Chard. Hints of cashewnuts. Rich flavors of pineapple, guava and peach with graceful, firm acidity. Roast chicken.Spicy Oriental or Indian Chicken dishes. Chicken Tika Masala. Shrimp pasta with Garlic-Butter sauce.
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Crios Rosé of Malbec | Mendoza, Argentina
Dry Rosé. Deep rosé color and full-body. Vibrant aromas & flavors of strawberries and cherries with notes of spice. Goes well with everything. (You’ll want to keep on on hand in the fridge. ) Great with chicken. Good match with lightly spicy Asian dishes. Cold Cuts & cheese assortment. Aperitif
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Robertson Pinotage | South Africa
Deep purple color. Aromas & flavors of ripe strawberries, plums. and red cherries. “Produced in an easy drinking style, with well integrated wood and a soft, smooth finish.” (from the website) Roast beef. Roast chicken. Game dishes. Lamb ke-bobs. Pasta. Pizza.
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Chamisal Edna Valley Pinot Noir | Central Coast, California
This beautiful Edna Valley Pinot Noir gives intense varietal character and complexity. Terrific value (a big mark-down). Spice notes frame the deep cherry and strawberry flavors. Very food friendly. Beef Bourguignon. Roast Rabbit. Braised ChickenThighs with Mediterranean Herbs. Pork in a Rosemary Mushroom Cream Sauce. Seared Tuna.
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Klet Brda Villa Brici Merlot | Slovenia
Ruby-red with garnet highlights. Strawberries with subtle notes of vanilla. Medium-bodied, smooth texture. Fine match for beef, venison, grilled vegetables. Braised lamb shanks and couscous. Mature cheeses.
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