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 about a 15% Discount
Please, no substitutions.
Due to supplychain issues the value case may vary from time to time in the course of the month offered
 
BIN 104 SEPTEMBER VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH

2018 Brave Step Cabernet Sauvignon
Curico, Central Valley, Chile
This Cabernet Sauvignon has a ruby red colour with bright red highlights.
Intense strawberry and raspberry on the nose with a hint of cacao.
 Pleasant and lively on the palate, medium bodied with well-forged tannins on the finish.
This wine can be a great companion for grilled steak.

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.

2020 Tandem Casual Navarra
Spain
Casual has a nice pale pink colour with light purple trim.
Very complex nose with plenty of red fruits, candy, red rose petals.
The palate is fresh, long, with an enveloping palate and a very long finish.

2020 Domaine De La Potardiere Cab/Franc
Loire, France
This Cabernet Franc is mid ruby red in colour.
The nose is vibrant and fresh with a black cherry, blackberry and cedar profile.
The palate is medium bodied and soft with an understated black fruit backbone.
This is not a blockbuster but would make an excellent accompaniment to any meal. T
ry with braised pork shoulder and roasted root vegetables. Drink now to 2025.

2020 Lapis Luna Sauvignon Blanc,
California
 The fruit was de-stemmed and gently pressed.
The juice was cold settled for 72 hours, after which the clear juice was racked off,
followed by a long cool fermentation in stainless steel to capture and enhance the pure fruit flavours.
The individual parcels were fermented separately using selected yeasts before they were bottled.

2018 Lapis Luna Pinot Noir,
California
Lapis Luna Pinot Noir has ripe red cherries, boysenberries, purple flowers
and nice spices on the nose.
The Palate is juicy, smooth, polished and delicious.

2015 Heartland Spice Trader
Langhorne Creek, Australia
Soft, smooth and delicious, this is an accurate and genuine expression of what Langhorne Creek has to offer.
Dark fruits such as blueberries and blackberries are decorated by spice, fresh oregano and dill.
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Plum, cassis, hazelnuts in the frame too.
The aforementioned chocolate is more than present too.
Add in some freshening acidity and you have an attractive,
ready to go drinking proposition

2017  370 Legus
Douro, Portugal
370 Léguas refers to the demarcation line of the Treaty of Tordesillas that divided Portuguese land from Spanish land.
This example of the Douro, the oldest demarcated region in the world, pays homage to this historical fact
and is made with 3 grapes harvested on the best slopes in the region.
A delicious red that will delight you. Ruby colored wine,
aromas of very ripe red fruits and soft tannins reveal good ripeness of the grapes,
which balanced with acidity, make this wine pleasant and balanced.

2021 Crios Malbec Susan Balabo
Mendoza, Argentina
A fresh, pure expression of the varietal, with aromas of violets, cherries, mocha, and spice.
Juicy tannins and balanced acidity complement perfectly ripened fruit flavours,
while a subtle hint of oak adds complexity.
Crios Malbec was recently featured on the cover of Decanter Magazine as one of the
"Top 3 Value Malbecs from Argentina."
This wine can be consumed at almost any occasion, by itself or with a large range of food:
 roasted beef, barbecues…

2020 Bocelli Sangiovese IGT
Tuscany, Italy
Made from Tuscany’s noble varietal, the Bocelli family’s passion and expertise are on full display
in this exceptionally bright, lush, and appealing Sangiovese.
With grapes hand-harvested from some of the best vineyard sites in Morellino, t
he fruit is deliciously ripe and smoky, with notes of Morello cherry, granite, and rhubarb compote.
The finish is long and suitably dry, with admirable acidity that makes the palate taut and pleasing.

2018 Sun & Air Cinsault
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...

NV Reyes Red Monastrell
Jumilla, Spain
A name given to Mourvedre grapes grown in Spain,
Monastrell is a big wine with complex and deep flavours.
Primarily used in blending, Monastrell stands alone well as a delicious red.
Deeply colorued and highly tannic, this wine is perfect for those days when you want to drink something big.
Consider decanting when enjoying this wine.
This wines is sometimes described as “gamey”, making wild game a perfect pairing.
Also think grilled and/or herbed meats.
Avoid dishes with too much spice.
VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $199.95