T ime for Wine World’s Third Thursday tasting. Three reds and three whites. Don’t forget those great cheeses.
Where: Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC

When: Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, 5 to 8pm
Cost: $5 fee—$3 rebate with  your purchase of  one bottle of featured wine
Here are the wines presented (click to see more):

  1. Valdo Brut Prosecco
  2. Lagaria Pinot Grigio 2013
  3. Michel Lynch Sauvignon Blanc 2013
  4. Domaine Sabatiere Côtes Du Rhône Prestiege 2011
  5. Cantos De Valpierdra Crianza 2009
  6. Chateau St Jean Signature Red 2011

Here are the detailed wine notes:
Valdo Brut Prosecco | Veneto, Italy
Fruty aromatics lead to a well-balanced delightful sparkler. Tart Granny Smith apple flavors. Great match with everything, especially seafood, sushi. Appetizers! Festive holiday bubbly.
Lagaria Pinot Grigio 2013 | Lagarina Valley, Italy
Pleasant floral and fruity aromas (apple,& apricot). Medium-bodied, with refreshing fruit. Goes well with “meaty” fish types such as salmon, halibut and swordfish. Shrimp ravioli with cheese sauce.  Braised chicken thighs with leeks. Website:
Michel Lynch Sauvignon Blanc 2013 | Bordeaux, France
Green apples & grass with attractive mineral notes.  Grapefruit, green melon & lime notes. Matches well  with seafood, chicken, pasta. Grilled fish with asparagus.   Its citrus notes work well with Greek & Mexican cuisines. Garlic shrimp with avocado. Website:
Domaine Sabatiere Côtes Du Rhône Prestiege 2011 | Rhône, France
Medium  bodied wine filled with raspberry, cherry, currant, spice box,  and pepper notes. Pairs with Roast Chicken, Spicy garlic sausages. Herbed Pork Loin.  Pot roast. Grilled Lamb. Sauteed mushrooms.
Cantos De Valpierdra Crianza 2009 | Rioja Spain
Intensely cherry red, aromas and flavors of ripe black fruit. 100% Tempranillo.  Pairs with aged cheese, steaks, roasted lamb, game.  Roast beef. A very classy single-vineyard Crianza. (Special price due to importer’s year-end mark-down.) Website:
Chateau St Jean Signature Red 2011 | Sonoma, California
Deep purple color. aromas of blackberry, flavors of juicy fruit, sweet oak spice, and notes of mocha. Sensuous flavors, full texture and easy finish.   cheeseburgers, spicy BBQ chicken, dark chocolate. Steaks. An all-time Wine World favorite. Website:


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