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 JANUARY VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH

2015 Brau de Bot White, Terra Alta, Southern Catalonia, Catalunya, Spain

70% White Grenache, 15% Chardonnay, 15% Chenin Blanc
Pale yellow in colour.  It has fresh and and rich aromatics. 
On the palate dry and crisp with a lighter body than typical white wines from this region. 
Fresh and versatile.

2016 M. Chapoutier Les Vignes de Bila-Haut Côtes du Roussillon Villages, France

Grenache/Syrah/Carignan
An inky coloured effort, the 2016 Côtes du Roussillon Villages
Les Vignes de Bila Haut offers a beautiful freshness and
purity as well as fabulous notes of jammy blackberries, violets, pepper and hints of leather.
Rich, concentrated and tasting like it costs four times the price,

drink it over the coming 4-5 years. Drink Date: 2017-2022.

2015 Lapaccio Primitivo Salento IGT, Salento, Apulia, Italy

A wine with a depth of colour; a warm nose that reveals intense cherry and plum aromas;
warm and rich, harmonious on the palate.
Food Pairings: Ideal for tasty pasta, grilled meats and seasoned cheeses.

2015 La Playa Merlot, Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Chile

Winemaker Notes:  A pleasant garnet colour. On the nose, plums, almonds with hints of ginger.
The palate has pronounced cherry with good acidity and soft finish.

 

2009 Valtier Utiel Requena Reserva, Spain

Valtier Reserva is a red wine from Utiel-Requena with an dark cherry-red colour.
Outstanding spicy notes from barrel ageing blend beautifully into ripe fruit.
Good body: velvety and round. Goes very well with pasta,
red meat, roasted meat, game and all kind of dishes with not too heavy sauces.
Ideal with many kinds of cheese as well.

2013 De Loach Zinfandel, California, USA

NOSE: Ruby red in your glass, the California Zinfandel
exhibits exhilarating spicy aromas and flavours of tart cherries, raspberry and currant.
PALATE:  The wine is juicy and complex with many layers to discover.
It has a well-balanced structure and a medium to long finish.
This would be a great pairing for wood-grilled pizza or pasta with red meat or mushroom sauce.

 

2013 Tbilvino Saperavi Dry Red, Kakheti, Georgië.

Red dry wine made from Saperavi grape harvested in Gurjaani and Khvareli districts.
The fresh wine is dark cherry colored with the aromas of red fruit and vanilla overtones.
It has an extended finish and goes well with kebab, steak and pork ribs.

2013 Helderbery Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch, South Africa

The Helderberg Winery Cabernet Sauvignon displays aromas of blackcurrant, dark plums, red berries,
light lad pencil whiffs and hints of vegetation.
The dense layer of pure and complex fruit, with subtle cedar undertones, and well balanced acidity.
On the palate the wine exhibits a great balance of ripe fruit character with an elegant,
structured and silky finish.

2015 Bleasdale Second Innings Malbec, Langhorne Creek, South Australia

Winemaker's Notes:  Bleasdale’s founder Frank Potts,
 bequeathed the majority of his business to his sixth son, Frank Potts II.
Frank Potts II played an important role in Bleasdale’s history,  
being responsible for building its famed red gum press.
The Second Innings Malbec label depicts Frank Potts II
taking part in a family game of cricket on the Bleasdale property.

Malbec is rarely seen as a varietal wine but here at Bleasdale
and in Langhorne Creek it stands on its own two feet and performs well enough to earn its stripes.
This wine shows vibrant primary fruit flavours of plums, red berries and pepper spice.
Finishing soft and round with velvety smooth tannins.

2013 A. Henriques Red, DOC Bairreda, Portugal

Baga, Merlot, Touriga Nacional

Aromas of black fruits, cocoa powder, espresso, vanilla and herbs. 
Dry with high acidity and long finish High food pairing potential with almost every kind of meat. 
Stands up beautifully with oily fish and pairs well with grilled vegetables,  ratatouille and hard cheeses.

 

2016 Chakana Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina

100% Malbec

This Malbec has a deep purple colour with violet tints,
complex plum, fig, strawberry, spices and floral aromas;
rounded and velvety tannins, excellent length with a distinguished character.
Excellent when paired with game, roasted red meats,
pasta or pizza.

Jaques Reynard Sparkling Brut, California, USA

The Weibel Family are real party people and by that we mean
they specialize in producing sparkling wines for any and all festive occasions, big or small.
The price simply sparkles as does the wine.
The Weibels have been making wine for a long time, first in their native Switzerland and since 1939, in California.
Try this! Crisp, fresh with flavors of green apple and pear, and filled with bubbles and fun.

REGULAR PRICE:  $232.95

VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $198.26