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  MAY VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH

Heartland “Stickleback” Red, 2015. South Australia
Cabernet 74%, Shiraz 24%, Lagrein 2%

A new vintage means a new blend for Stickleback Red.
Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz give this wine a rich, savoury character and good structure.
A splash of Lagrein contributes spice & tannin.
The tightness and structure of the Lagrein, pulls the wine together
and makes this blend a perfect match with food.

Whiplash Pinot Noir 2017
California, USA

Sourced from fine California growing sites,
Whiplash wines are true to the character of their varietal, approachable and balanced.
Intriguing notes of red fruit, plum and black cherry mingle.
Allspice and cinnamon combine with touches of oak and vanilla, which lead to a graceful finish.
Medium in body, this wine possesses supple acidity and mellow tannins.
Medium in body, this wine can be paired with a range of meals.
It is especially delightful with poultry, pork and seafood.

2018 Pellehaut Harmonie Rouge
Côtes de Gascogne, Southwest France

25% Merlot - 25% Cabernet Sauvignon - 15% Tannat - 10% Malbec –
10% Pinot Noir - 8% Syrah - 7% Manseng noir
A soft but assertive red, this wine offers up rich, fruity aromas of strawberry and cassis,
 hawthorn blossom and spices (coriander and cloves).
The palate is light with silky tannins. A wine to suit any dish.

2018 Dona Paula Los Cardos Malbec
Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza
Varietal: Malbec

Winemaker’s Notes:  Deep violet red colour. 
Intense, spicy, sweet aromas, with notes of red fruit and floral hints such as violets 
In the mouth, it is soft, velvety, fresh and well balanced.

2016 Klima Klima Cabernet Sauvignon
Protected Geographical Indication Halkidiki, Greece

Tasting Note
Deep ruby red colour.
The nose is vibrant with aromas of black fruit, spices and fine notes of the oak.
The palate is rich with well integrated tannins. Lingering finish.

Sun & Air Cinsault 2017
Western Cape, South Africa
Vegetarian, Vegan

A subtle red colour with fresh aromas of red berries, cherries and candy floss.
Smooth and spicy and very easy drinking.
Delicious slightly chilled, this Cinsault's bright,
earthy notes and acidity marries beautifully with Asian duck dishes,
pork belly, stir-fried beef and carpaccio of tuna, beef or game...

Monasterio De Las Vinas Reserva 2015, Central Valley, Chile

This red is bold and complex.
An amazing blend of Grenache, Tempranillo and Carinana, with lots of tannins.
Spice notes as well as pepper, violets, and dark fruits – black cherry and plum aromas.

2016 Balurate Muscat
Navarra, Spain
Straw yellow, very bright and clean.
Very intense, fine with stone fruits aroma as peach, citrus and elegant floral background.
Very fresh, ample attack. Long and pleasant finish.

Non-Vintage Adega de Moncao Vinho Verde
 Alvarinho, Trajadura
Minho region, Portugal

Young fruity character with hints of peach and apricot. Fruity and dry.

MANDRAROSSA Nero d'Avola 'Costadune' 2017
Sicily, Italy

A moderately intense wine with hints of black cherries, plums, red mulberries and soft spice.
They typical freshness of the variety is well balanced.
Nero d'Avola   /NEH roh/  /DAH volah/
Nero d'Avola is the most important red wine grape in Sicily, thanks in no small part to Diego Planeta,
and is one of Italy's most important indigenous varieties. Named after the town of Avola in southern Sicily,
it is known for its superbly bold fruit-driven flavours that range from black cherry to prune.
It is one of the full-bodied wines of the world in the same boldness as Cabernet Sauvignon and Sirah/Shiraz.

Powers Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
 Washington State

Layered aromatics of blackberries, blueberries, cedar, and currant with red raspberry high tones
and a whiff of vanilla on the nose, this wine bursts wildly on the palate
with very distinctive Cabernet Sauvignon flavors.
From flavours of blackberries and dark cherry with a touch of pepper and spice,
this wine has a nice rich mouthfeel that is very balanced with nice structure.
The finish is medium in length with fine but sturdy integrated tannins and great acidity.
Food Pairing
Breads, Cured Meat, Ham, Hard Cheese, Pasta, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables
Castelforte Corvina IGT 2015
Veneto, Italy
Made from Corvina, the grape variety largely responsible for Veneto's powerful Amarones.
This wine weighs in much lighter, though our panel detected a ripasso-like dried fruit note along with
the grilled spice, smoky raspberry and pepper tones.
On the nose aromas of black cherries and blackberries, with notes of vanilla and sweet peas.
On the palate, this wine, supple and full bodied, develops strong fruit aroma.
Food Pairing A nice piece of aged Asiago would be delicious with this.  Also BBQ & red meats.

 

REGULAR PRICE:  $235.40
VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $199.95