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 MARCH VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH

2015 Chateau La Chapelle Maillard (Organic)
Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France

An organic, Merlot-led Bordeaux from Saint Emilion, this is a silky smooth wine from a fantastic vintage which is packed full of flavour and isn’t overripe. 40% Merlot with the balance a blend of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon this wine has dark cassis and plum with herbal floral notes from the Franc.

2016 Dona Paula Cabernet Sauvignon
Mendoza, Argentina

The clay soils of Finca El Alto in Ugarteche add complexity to this wine.
Pouring a medium ruby colour the nose opens with notes of plum and cedar spice; the palate is medium-bodied, dry, and offers flavours of cherry, blackberry and spice, balanced by medium acidity/tannins and a medium-length fruity finish.

2015 Alamos Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon
Bodegas Catena Esmeralda
Argentina

Deep, concentrated ruby; aromas of blackberry, cassis, vanilla and earth; dry, full bodied, with flavours of plush dark-skinned fruits, black currants and sweet cigar; medium acidity, ripe tannins and a long lingering finish.

2015 Torres “Vina Esmeralda”
Catalunya, Spain

The vineyard is in  a very hilly region in NW Spain.

A blend of 80% muscatel and 20% gerwurztraminer makes this an exotic wine.
Flavours of tangerine, lychee, apple and flowers, all framed by firm acidity. Just off-dry.”

2014 Powers Monde Eau Syrah (Organic)
Washington State, USA

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.

2011 Guardian Peak Shiraz
Western Cape, South Africa
Varietal: Shiraz

The colour is deep ruby red. Aromas of beautiful mulberry notes
are well supported by black currents and hints of mocha.
On the palate a dark fruit and mocha that shows superb follow through onto the palate.
The wine has a well-rounded mouth-feel,
elegant velvet tannins and a long fresh fruit-filled finish.

2016 Sottano Clasico Merlot
Mendoza, Argentina

Tasting Notes: 100% Merlot. Intense and shiny red color. 
Elegant nose with aromas of jam and red fruits like plum and cherry.
The oak adds flavor of chocolate and snuff in a very good balance. I
ntense and complex, long persistence with sweet and rounded tannins that give a good body and long end.
Cellar up to 4 years
Food Pairing
Enjoy it with “Le Cordon Blue” chicken with smoked rustic potatoes; or venison & beef.
2016 Tedeschi Valpolicella Classico Superiore
Veneto, Italy

Colour: Ruby red with garnet reflections. Clear and transparent.
Bouquet: Fresh with clear notes of cherry and currants.
Flavour: Good body, good, well-balanced and harmonic structure.
The after taste confirms the notes in the bouquet.

2017 Castillo de Monseran Garnacha
Arinena, 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 red fruit flavors.
Food Pairing
A great wine for tomato-based pasta dishes, cold cut platter and mixed tapas.

2014 Water Wheel Memsie Shiraz
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

A deep and vivid, violet red colour.
Berry, blackcurrant and liquorice characters on the bouquet.
The palate is full and rich with spice, berry and black pepper flavours. Memsie is well balanced,
with a persistent finish complimented by fine tannins.
Ready for immediate enjoyment, the ideal match to pasta, barbeques and game.

2016 Boutari Agiorgitiko
Nemea, Greece

Deep red, attractive colour and a rich aromatic bouquet, with a balance of red fruit aromas,
like plum and the sweet notes of ageing, vanilla and cocoa.
Rich, well-structured, balanced, with a velvety aftertaste.
A perfect accompaniment for red meats with sweet vegetables
and sweet sauces.  Also served chilled as an aperitif in summer.

REGULAR PRICE:  $238.55
VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $199.95