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
2016 Sottano Clasico Merlot
Mendoza, Argentina

100% Merlot. Intense and shiny red colour.
Elegant nose with aromas of jam and red fruits like plum and cherry.
The oak adds flavour of chocolate and snuff in a very good balance. I
ntense and complex, long persistence with sweet and rounded tannins
that give a good body and long finish.
Enjoy it with “Le Cordon Blue” chicken with smoked rustic potatoes; or venison & beef.

2017 Coudoulis Petite Red CDR
Lirac, Cotes Du Rhone, France
Shiraz/Syrah, Grenache, Carignan, Cinsault
With a purple colour and brilliant reflections, this Petit Couloulis is a typical blend of the Rhône Valley.
On the nose you will smell the sweet scent of red fruits jam such as cherry or raspberry.
The palate reveals a beautiful length carried by the tannins with hints of morello cherries.
The small Appellation of Lirac lies on the west bank of the Rhône river,
opposite the more famous vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape,
sharing a similar hot dry climate and galets roules soils as its more illustrious neighbour.
Domaine Coudoulis’ single vineyard site is situated on an elevated terrace,
helping to moderate the heat of the summer and retain freshness in the wines.
The main grapes grown are the black-skinned varieties Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault and Carignan.

2019 JaJa De Jau Syrah
Languedoc-Roussillon, Pays d'Oc, France
Winemaker's Notes
In the warm, sun-drenched villages along the French Mediterranean Coast, "Jaja" is slang
for the region's delicious, full-flavoured, everyday wines. 
Our family estates are located in the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains
where we produce four different "Jaja". Our Syrah is big, ripe, fruity and full-bodied.

2017 Mr Black’s Little Book Shiraz
South Australia, Australia
Red and black berry notes with underlying black pepper, smoked bacon, and hints of tar
and star anise. Medium to full-bodied with well rounded tannins and a fresh line of acidity.
Well structured with great length.
food pairings ... pork, pasta in meat sauce, steak, lamb cutlets, beef brisket, peppercorn steak.

2019 Portillo Cabernet Sauvignon
Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
Aromas of dark fruits and hints of spicy black pepper combined with a balanced structure
creates a smooth, fruit-forward sensation in the mouth with a silky finish.
A wonderful match for red meat, lamb dishes and robust vegetarian entrees.

2015 Negrar Valpolicella
Veneto, Italy
A full-bodied Italian red wine with black fruit and lots of acidity on the palate for tangy tomato sauce dishes.
This is a blend of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grapes.

2017 Club Privado Tempranillo
Rioja, Spain
Club Privado by Baron de Ley is made from superior quality Tempranillo grapes
with a special component of the aristocratic Graciano, which adds complexity and a developed character.
Intense ruby-red colour. Surprising ripe fruit on the nose, accompanied by fine spicy nuances
from its time in the cellar. On the palate it has good presence and mouth-feel, with smooth,
rounded tannins and a long finish which brings back the lovely hints of ripe fruit.
2019 Alsace Willm Pinot Noir Rose
Alsace, France
The salmon colour highlights the gooseberry hues.
The nose is beautifully intense and aromatic, with notes of small red fruit
(strawberries, cherries, gooseberries). In the mouth, the attack is fresh and supple.
A fresh wine with lovely, persistent aromas.
Try with Charcuterie, barbecue, beef tartar or beef carpaccio,
salmon gravlax, cooked-rind cheeses and goat's cheese.

2017 D’Arenberg The Stump Jump Red
Australia
A rich ruby red appearance with a fragrant nose of raspberry, a hint of dark cherry and spice.
Silky texture on the palate, but with a juicy fruit core that shows plum,
red berries, and a savory finish. There are lovely soft tannins and some slight acidity.
The fruit weight and silkyness means this wine can be enjoyed now,

2017  370 Legus
Douro, Portugal
Named after the historic dividing line between Portugal and Spain’s colonies,
determined in a long ago treaty, this wine does have a leg in two eras it seems.
Made from indigenous Portugeuse varietals grown along the riverside slopes of the Douro,
it also exhibits a fresh and ripe modern style.
The dark fruit is lush and dense, with hints of vanilla on the nose.
Voluptuous tannins and earthy spice break up the richness with a little texture.
Give 30-45 minutes of air.
Food Ideas: braised beef and mushroom stew, charred tomato and corn salad,
grilled sardines on white bean puree, fra diavolo pasta

2018 Baron De Ley Blanco
Rioja, Spain
The 2018 Barón de Ley Blanco is a white wine made by Barón de Ley
from the region of Rioja that is made of viura and malvasia bianca
Pale yellow with greenish glints, The nose surprises you with an explosion of exotic aroma,
wild herbs and dill.  On the palate a perfect balance of acidity and alcohol with a fresh long finish.
The 2018 Barón de Ley Blanco is the ideal white to combine with seafood and rice.

2018 Paranga Red
PGI Macedonia, Greece
Merlot 50%, Xinomavro 25%, Syrah 25%
The charming aromas of red forest-fruits and cherry are enhanced with fine notes of rose petals.
The palate shows balance, a round mouthfeel, soft tannins and a long, aromatic aftertaste.
Light and spicy with refreshing acidity and mild tannins.
A simple and easy-to-drink match to pasta, vegetarian dishes and barbeque delights.
REGULAR PRICE:  $234.40
VALUE CASE OF THE MONTH PRICE: $199.95