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Sadie Family 2005 Shiraz South Africa

The Sadie Family 2005 Columella is an extraordinary wine from one of the most renowned producers in South Africa, Eben Sadie. Following an impressive legacy of 90+ scores since the inaugural 2000 vintage, Sadie calls the 2005 “one of the best wines yet.” Wine Spectator says this wine “Offers a stunning array of blue and black fruit – blackberry, boysenberry, blueberry and currant – that is pure, driven and refined, with licorice, sweet spice, vanilla, mineral and sanguine notes flittering throughout. Despite its concentration, this is remarkably elegant, with superb length and a seamless finish. Welcome to the majors, South Africa.” Eben Sadie is also honored as the first South African producer to earn a classic rating (95-100 points) from Wine Spectator. This wine is blessed with alluring, captivating fruit, plenty of length and stunning concentration. [+]