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  NOVEMBER VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH

2018 Agenda White
Dao, Portugal
Encruzado, Cerceal Branco, Malvasia Fina
Aromas of Citrus and mineral.  On the palate
Mineral, crisp, with tropical fruits and tangerine flavour.
Very fresh and pleasant.  Pair with seafood, fish and cold dishes (salads)

2019 Casarena 505 Malbec
Mendoza, Portugal
This Argentine red wine is purple-red in colour. 
On the nose aromas of red and black berries.
On the palate notes of ripe black fruit and a hint of vanilla,
fruity finish with soft tannins and bright acidity.
Delicious with lamb chops, spare ribs, stews, pasta and pizzas.

2017 Cabriz Colheita Red
Dao, Portugal
A blend of 40% Alfrocheiro Preto, 40% Tinta Roriz
(Tempranillo) and 20% Touriga Nacional
This wine was aged with equal parts French oak and stainless steel for six months.
Look for bright, brambly berry fruit and a bit of chewy tannin.
Savour with slow-cooked brisket.

2018 Finca La Florencia Especial Blend
Lugan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
60% Malbec & 40% Syrah
Our Special Edition is a perfect harmonization between our two more representative varietals
Malbec and Syrah.  This blend represents an elegant wine with a soft and smooth fruity bouquet
with a great structure. Intense red fruit aromas, with delicate touches of spice and pepper.
On the palate, its soft and ripe tannins let you enjoy a long-lasting and substantial finish.

2018 Avia Pinot Noir
Primorska, Slovenia
Pleasing ruby red colour with a bright flowery nose with hints of strawberry,
cherry and other berry flavours.
This wine is distinctly fruity, lightly acidic with a nice harmonious character.
Medium bodied with a light finish in traditional Burgundian style.

2018 Gloria Reserva Touriga National
Douro, Portugal
This perfumed wineis ripe and structured, with hints of wood aging.
Its tannins and mint flavours give the wine a sophisticated touch
that goes well with the rich fruits and indicate its aging potential.
(Decant tonight for one hours) Drink this wine from 2021.

2018 Tenuta Iuzzolini Cirro Rosso
Calabria, Italy
This appellation of Southern Italy makes wine from the obscure Gaglioppo grape.
Flavours of cherry, strawberry, and leather are prominent on the palate.
This dry red is a great companion for mushroom pasta or lasagna.

2017 Novaia Valpolicella Bio Doc
Veneto, Italy
Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella
A lively wine, medium ruby red,
fragrant nose with delicate, flowery
and slightly fruity perfumes (fresh cherry),
together with hints of spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper).
Good acidity, medium body, fresh, a great wine.

2018 Boshendal Lanoy
South Africa
Winemaker’s Tasting Notes:
On the nose: Bright mulberry and blackcurrant with riper plum notes and classic tobacco spiciness.
Palate: An attractive burst of rich dark to black fruits showing mulberry,
blackcurrant, ripe plum and spice aromas that carry through to a smooth,
juicy entry supported by ripe tannins and just discernible cigar box spiciness.
Well integrated and smooth, with a lingering rich finish of dark berry fruits.
Ripe tannin imparts good drinkability that offers a broad appeal.

2016 Veramonte Cabernet Sauvignon
Colchagua Valley, Chile
This wine is expressive, intense and rich with aromas of ripe black fruit.
Leather and vanilla complemented with cassis flavours and hints of spice,
with a long velvety finish.  Perfect with lamb shanks and beef empanadas.

2017 Vistamar Brisa Carmenere
Central Valley, Chile
Purple red wine with hints of violet. 
It offers spicy aromas intermingled with red fruits, mocha and vanilla. 
Outstanding in the mouth are the smoothness and silkiness of its tannins,
which together provide a long, pleasant finish.

2019 Zestos White
Spain
Fragrant bouquet. Fleshy, focused and dry on the palate,
offering incisive orange pith and green apple flavours and a repeating gingery quality. 
Closes taut, stony and long, with a suave floral nuance lingering. It offers impressive clarity and vivacity.
This full-bodied, fresh, crisp white wine will turn your head with its assertive stone fruit,
white peach and fesh apricot aromas and fresh, easy drinking character. 
This dry white has a small note of alluring sweetness. 
Zestos Blanco will pair excellently with wrapped sandwiches, sushi, chicken kabobs,
chicken burritos and just about any fresh shellfish or seafood you can think of,
especially swordfish, sea bass and monkfish. 
This is also a perfect white to enjoy with hors d’oeuvres or by itself.

VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $199.95