CASE OF THE MONTH

 

BIN 104 CASE OF THE MONTH

Every month,
Bin 104 carefully select wines from all over the world of particular merit and value.
We call this the “Value Case of the Month”.

 

The Value Case will consist of wines chosen
for their quality to cost ratio and their immediate enjoyment.

ThIs case is offered at a 15% Discount

Please, no substitutions.
 

BIN 104 DECEMBER VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH

Powers 2016 Viognier Columbia Valley

Immediately engaging aromatics of mixed stone fruits with starfruit, lemon zest,
and a touch of grated ginger. 
Nectarine and white peach slowly give way to a touch of mineral and lemongrass,
offering flavours that are layered, bright, and slightly savory.
This wine is very fresh and balanced on the palate with a beautiful mouthfeel
and a refreshing touch of acidity on the dry finish.

Undurraga 2015 Sibaris Carmenere, Colchagua Valley, Chile

This wine has pronounced red and black fruit aromas, with smoky, spicy,
herbal notes adding complexity.
Silky fine tannins add superb structure and balance.

Bodegas Navarrsotillo Noemus 2016, Tinto Joven, Rioja DOCa, Spain

Variety: Tempranillo, Garnacha and Mazuelo
This Vegan Tempranillo blend is balanced,
rich, and juicy with black cherry and vanilla spice.
Nice hints of herbal and green notes complement its tannins.
Noemus, its namesake and the Israeli patriarch Noah,
is said to be the first man to get drunk on wine.

Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon 2015,  Mendoza, Argentina

Winemaker Notes:  Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon expresses the deep,
rich dark berry fruit notes that are hallmarks of the variety,
complemented nicely by slight herbal characteristics.
Firm tannins and oak aging merge to add complex layers of vanilla, clove and black pepper to the wine.

Castillo de Monseran Old Vine Garnacha 2011, Carinena DO, Spain

Winemaker Notes:  Easy drinking, fruit driven wine. Herbal overtones,
bursting ripe berry and plum fruit of the Garnacha.
Soft and round on the palate, this wine has limited extraction
and tannin to enhance youthful consumption.
Lingering fruit flavours.

A great wine for tomato-based pasta dishes, cold cut platter and mixed tapas.

Spier Vintage Selection 2015 Pinotage, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Tasting Note: This classic South African Pinotage offers a generous bouquet of dark cherries,
juicy plums and hints of cinnamon with smooth and silky tannins.
Serve With: Pork with a fruity barbecue sauce,
lamb chops or burgers with caramelised onions.

Castelforte Corvina 2013, Veronese, Italy

Nose: Appealing aromas of dried pomegranate and wood/oak
Palate: Medium bodied, extra-dry, fruity wine; with good acidity & drying tannins
Finish: Short to medium length
Goes well with: Red meats, game and mature cheeses

Encanto Mencia En Roble 2011, Bierzo, Spain

This fresh, pure value red cranks out raspberry and boysenberry
aromas in front of a crisp, tight palate.
Ripe, quick-hitting flavours of red-berry fruits and toasty smoke finish zesty,
with a lasting note of pie cherry.

Mondeau Syrah 2013, Columbia Valley, Washington

Access to clean water changes everything. 
It secures food supplies and drives economies on both a community level and around the world. 
Safe water has a profound effect on health and sanitation,
and the effects ripple out to opportunities that change lives. 
Monde Eau Wines wants to be part of practical, enduring solutions to the global water crisis. 
We donate a substantial portion of profits from the sale of our wines
 to a water-focused charity that is committed to the same mission.
On the nose, this wine shows layered aromatics of dark red fruits,
currant, white peppercorn, and garrigue
(think limestone, juniper, thyme, rosemary, and lavender on a hot day)
that lead into a nice youthful mouthfeel on the palate.
From blackberry to boysenberry to red currant with a touch of orange zest on a medium finish,
this Syrah is very well balanced with fine tannins and acidity.

2012 Chateau La Chapelle Maillard 2012, Bordeaux, France
Grape varieties: 50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot.
A wine that is unmistakably from the Graves terroir.
The colour is vibrant and jolly, the nose is floral.
The body is tannic and unctuous, the finish is long and harmonious.

Lantides 5 Senses Agiorgitiko 2015, Nemea, Greece
The Agiorgitko from the Lantides famoly is juicy and fresh with some nice earth and herb flvours in the background. 
Dry wine that is easy to drink and pairs well withmost dishes.  A real crowd pleaser.

Versatil Red 2016, Alentejano, Portugal

Touriga National, Trincadeira, Aragonez, Tinta Caida
Deep ruby colour in the glass gives way to scents of cherry, raspberry and strawberry
which combine into an overall confected fruit nose. 
A dry, medium bodied red, with medium acidity and a soft silky tannin structure.
Serve slightly chilled if you like. 
Pairs with light meats, chicken, charcuterie and pasta dishes.

REGULAR PRICE:  $230.40

VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $198.50