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 APRIL VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH

Vineland Estate Vineyard 2016 Pinor Meunier
Twenty Mile Bench VQA Niagara Escarpment and Twenty Valley

The 2016 is another great beauty with charm, elegance and subtlety. 
The alluring essenes of bing cherry, raspberry and sweet beet
open the way to base notes of fresh crumbled clay-loam and bergamot tea. 
The wine happily reveals each nuanced element through hidden curves
that will keep you engaged forever.

De Loach 2013 Zinfandel Heritage Reserve
Bennet Valley, Sonoma County, California

The wine has spice on the nose which follows through on the palate,
where it is met by red and black fruit flavours, with undercurrent of molasses. 
It is full bodied and soft  tannic,
and would go well with marinated and grilled meats.

Taillard Family Wines Deep Level Shiraz 2010
Paarl, South Africa

Tasting Notes:  A savoury, peppery, muscular wine with plummy notes.
Rich peppery flavours, chocolate, coffee, log fires, the Deep Level Shiraz has it all.
Depth of character, this one will appeal to the true Shiraz lovers.

Planeta Segreta Bianco IGT 2016
Sicily, Italy
Grecanico, Chardonnay, Fiano, and Viognier

A clear yellow with slight greenish reflection,
Aroma of citrus, pineapple, white peach well balanced between them. 
Fresh and balanced, successful balance between acidity,
flavour and volume, never excessive.  Fiana full and aromatic.

Montes Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Colchagua Valley, Chile

Dark ruby red colour; aromas of ripe blackberry, dark fruit, vanilla oak with mint, cedar and floral notes;
dry, medium to full bodied, well balanced acidity and subtle tannins,
with rich berry, black currant, cherry flavours, notes of mint,
liquorice and spice on the long finish.

Don Rodolfo Art of the Andes Tannat 2015
Mendoza, Argentina

The Don Rodolfo Tannat 2015 is a luxurious red wine that shows layers of dark fruit flavour.
Ripe blackberry and blueberry characterize a well-balanced palate.
The wine is full-bodied and rich, with a supple finish. It will pair well with a variety of foods,
such as grilled beef steak or roasted pork.

El Petite Bonhomme Tinto 2016
Jumilla, Valencia, and Murcia  Spain

A lovely easy-drinking wine! Quebec-born Nathalie Bonhomme,
now established in Spain, has a strong 20 years’ experience in the wine world.
Produced with Miguel Gil of Bodegas Juan Gil, her
“Petit Bonhomme” is a flavourful blend of the Monastrell, Grenache and Syrah varietals.

Jumilla red, mixing monastrell, garnacha and syrah from bush vines grown in southwest Spain.
The monastrell comes off 25-year plus bush vines bringing depth of flavours,
with minimal oak ageing: five months in French and American oak.

The juicy, almost grapey 2016 is full of fruit and pepper with a savoury,
liquorice, ripe raspberry/cherry flavoured finish.
Lamb chops, ribs, burgers or grilled chicken all work here.
Super value and this will only get better in the bottle all year.

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.

Bleasdale Second Innings Malbec 2015
Langhorne Creek, South Australia

This 2015 Bleasdale Second Innings Malbec delivers vibrant flavours of red berries, 
plum and some attractive pepper spice. Finishing soft and round with velvety tannins.

2015 Chateau La Chapelle Maillard

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.

Pasqua Lapaccio Primitivo IGT 2015
Salento, Puglia, Italy

Tasting Note:  A wine with a depth of colour, with a warm and inviting nose
that reveals intense cherry and plum aromas.
The palate is warm, rich and harmonious giving the wine a smooth, rounded finish.

Alianco Vinho Verde 2016
Portugal

Tasting notes: Citrine and pale colour. Fruity fragrance with smooth marks of tropical fruits.
Slightly acid but fresh on the mouth. The end is smoothly sweet.
Gastronomy: This wine is ideal as an appetizer or with a meal.
It pairs especially well with oriental cuisine, light fish dishes and fresh salads.

REGULAR PRICE:  $232.40

VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $197.69