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Pais, J. Bouchon
Carignan, Vina Maitia
Sangiovese Blend, Tenuta di Salviano

Tasting notes to some of the latest additions to our wine menu

One great aspect of our restaurant (and wine program) is the flexibility of being able to print our menus daily. This allows us to make changes as often as we'd like to pair with Chef Matt's menu. Every single wine has a reason for being in the cellar, but here's a snapshot of our wine director's current obsessions.

Paìs, J. Bouchon "Paìs Viejo, Secano Interior Maule Valley, CL ($12 / $48)

Organic farming meets centuries-old winemaking techniques in this easy-drinking poolside red. Paìs was planted by the Spanish in the 1540s, and some of the oldest vines in Chile (and the world) are around 350 years old. The vines for this specific wine are mostly 100 years old! The Bouchon family, now in its 4th generation of family winemakers, are originally from Bordeaux, France, having emigrated to Chile in the late 19th century. Bright, juicy red fruit punch flavors with savory notes make this wine the perfect sipper or food companion. This is a Charleston session red for sure.

Carignan, Viña Maitia "Weon," Secano Interior Maule Valley, CL ($13 / $52)

David Marcel, a French winemaker, moved to Chile at age 22 looking for opportunity, and has been a major advocate for artisan winemaking in Chile. This wine is as natural as possible (minimal amounts of sulfur were added to stabilize the wine) using organic practices, and the vines are all around 60yrs old. Blackberry, cassis, and baking spices all make this a really attractive red for the Pinot Noir lover who wants to try something new.

Sangiovese Blend, Tenuta di Salviano "Turlo," Lago di Corbara, Umbria, IT ($15 / $60)

Quick history lesson: the rise of the "Super Tuscans" in the 1980s involved blends from Tuscany that featured "unsanctioned," non-indigenous varietals such as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. This brings us to this "Super Umbrian" - a Sangiovese dominant blend with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. I love this wine for its rusticity, firm textured tannins, attractive red/black fruit aromatics, and supple body. Important sidenote: the owners of this property are the Incisa della Rocchetta family, owners of legendary Sassicaia, who know a thing or two regarding red blends and Super Tuscans.

As always, we encourage you to ask one of our Sommeliers for assistance anytime you visit our restaurant - we would be delighted to guide you towards your next favorite wine!

Cheers!

Andres A. Contreras, Wine Director, The Establishment




The Latest Dish


Try our NEW spaghetti squash with St. Angel brie and maitake mushrooms in a brown butter brown butter vinaigrette. ⁠
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#southofbroad #maitake #charleston #chseats
Try our NEW spaghetti squash with St. Angel brie and maitake mushrooms in a brown butter brown butter vinaigrette. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #southofbroad #maitake #charleston #chseats
Grifalco is an excellent producer of Aglianico del Vulture. Owned by the Piccin family, who were originally wine producers in Tuscany, they decided that southern Italy, Basilicata in particular, was more promising. Notes of blackberry, black cherry, and licorice carry this well-balanced wine which drinks tremendously alongside anything from the grill.⁠
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#chsdrinks #grifalco #tuscany
Grifalco is an excellent producer of Aglianico del Vulture. Owned by the Piccin family, who were originally wine producers in Tuscany, they decided that southern Italy, Basilicata in particular, was more promising. Notes of blackberry, black cherry, and licorice carry this well-balanced wine which drinks tremendously alongside anything from the grill.⁠ .⁠ See our complete wine list at EstablishmentCHS.com/menu⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #chsdrinks #grifalco #tuscany
You've never had a carpaccio like this! Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with ras el hanout, crispy chickpeas, and pickled morels. Make your reservation now!
You've never had a carpaccio like this! Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with ras el hanout, crispy chickpeas, and pickled morels. Make your reservation now!
San Felice vineyards Chianti Classico has a distinguished personality notable for its elegance and depth. Situated amongst the gently rolling hills of the Castelnuovo Berardenga area of Tuscany, this Chianti provides scents of cherry, raspberry, and sweet violets on the palate. Subtle tannins and a fresh, crisp acidity pair well with a majority of our dishes.⁠
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Full wine list at EstablishmentCHS.com/menu⁠
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#chsdrinks #italianwine #chianticlassico
San Felice vineyards Chianti Classico has a distinguished personality notable for its elegance and depth. Situated amongst the gently rolling hills of the Castelnuovo Berardenga area of Tuscany, this Chianti provides scents of cherry, raspberry, and sweet violets on the palate. Subtle tannins and a fresh, crisp acidity pair well with a majority of our dishes.⁠ .⁠ Full wine list at EstablishmentCHS.com/menu⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #chsdrinks #italianwine #chianticlassico
Summer is almost gone - so grab as many peaches as you can! We pan roast ours with calabrian chili, guanciale, almond, and basil.⁠
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#carolinapeaches #eatlocal #scpeaches #chseats #southofbroad
Summer is almost gone - so grab as many peaches as you can! We pan roast ours with calabrian chili, guanciale, almond, and basil.⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #carolinapeaches #eatlocal #scpeaches #chseats #southofbroad
You need something boozily refreshing in this heat. Try our new cocktail: The Gothic. Made with Oakheart spiced rum, blackberry shrub, velvet falernum, and lemon juice. ⁠
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#oakheartspicedrum #cocktails #chsdrinks #rumdrinks #summercocktails⁠
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You need something boozily refreshing in this heat. Try our new cocktail: The Gothic. Made with Oakheart spiced rum, blackberry shrub, velvet falernum, and lemon juice. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #oakheartspicedrum #cocktails #chsdrinks #rumdrinks #summercocktails⁠ ⁠
When is the last time you indulged in something divine? Come in for Chef Canter's ricotta gnocchi with lump crab and basil pistou.
When is the last time you indulged in something divine? Come in for Chef Canter's ricotta gnocchi with lump crab and basil pistou.
Need a new favorite thing? Try our Steelhead with cream cheese, garlic chips, fried capers, and pumpernickel toast. ⁠
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#steelhead #eatlocal #sustainableseafood #southofbroad
Need a new favorite thing? Try our Steelhead with cream cheese, garlic chips, fried capers, and pumpernickel toast. ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #steelhead #eatlocal #sustainableseafood #southofbroad
It was a long week. Let Carley make you your favorite cocktail as you peruse our incredible menu (which is updated daily at EstablishmentCHS.com/menu).⁠
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#cocktails #chsdrinks #weekend #madeit #earnedit
It was a long week. Let Carley make you your favorite cocktail as you peruse our incredible menu (which is updated daily at EstablishmentCHS.com/menu).⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #cocktails #chsdrinks #weekend #madeit #earnedit
An elegant take on Snowy Grouper, featuring littleneck clams, fresh dug potatoes, tomato fennel broth, and a saffron rouille. Make your reservation now!⁠
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#eatlocal #freshfish #grouper #southofbroad #littlenecks
An elegant take on Snowy Grouper, featuring littleneck clams, fresh dug potatoes, tomato fennel broth, and a saffron rouille. Make your reservation now!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #eatlocal #freshfish #grouper #southofbroad #littlenecks
Find your Cru Beaujolais on Broad Street! At The Establishment we feature some of the many great wines from the region. Our cuisine lends itself to be enjoyed with many styles of wine, but Cru Beaujolais is something that can be paired with most of our dishes. Ask our somm on your next visit!⁠
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#chsdrinks #winenot #wine #sommelier #charleston
Find your Cru Beaujolais on Broad Street! At The Establishment we feature some of the many great wines from the region. Our cuisine lends itself to be enjoyed with many styles of wine, but Cru Beaujolais is something that can be paired with most of our dishes. Ask our somm on your next visit!⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #chsdrinks #winenot #wine #sommelier #charleston
he Poet: The Establishment’s single barrel Buffalo Trace with balsamic vinegar, charred honey whiskey, Thai basil and ginger + brown sugar simple syrup. Add this one to your summer reading list.⁠
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he Poet: The Establishment’s single barrel Buffalo Trace with balsamic vinegar, charred honey whiskey, Thai basil and ginger + brown sugar simple syrup. Add this one to your summer reading list.⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #chsdrinks #cocktails