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Sadie Family Pofadder (Cinsault) Swartland 2018

Other Red Wines from Swartland, Western Cape, South Africa
V 96
TA 94
WS 93
13.0% ABV
Item # 702965

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96 points Neal Martin (Vinous): "The 2018 Pofadder in Eben Sadie’s Cinsault from Swartland. This is complex and intellectual, yet utterly compelling, with beautifully detailed brambly red berry fruit, fennel, thyme and fynbos scents that blossom with aeration. The very detailed palate displays filigreed tannins, incredible focus and arresting purity through to the lightly spiced finish. This is one of the best from Sadie this vintage. Drink: 2021-2045. (Nov 2019)"

94 points Tim Atkin, MW: "Dry farmed on the schist soils of the Kasteelberg, this is the latest in a run of superb Cinsaults from Eben Sadie. The vines are between 40 and 50 years' old, producing a delicate yet energetic and intense wine with some whole bunch spices and structure, raspberry and red cherry fruit and lacy, detailed tannins. 2020-26."

93 points Wine Spectator: "[$75 list] This shows great purity to the flavors of raspberry, goji berry and rose, with bergamot and spice hints in the background. Silky and graceful, yet shows a slight grip from the tannins. The real support comes from mouthwatering acidity that links everything together, giving this energy and balance. Drink now through 2030. 416 cases made, 40 cases imported. (3/31/20)"
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96 points Neal Martin (Vinous): "The 2018 Pofadder in Eben Sadie’s Cinsault from Swartland. This is complex and intellectual, yet utterly compelling, with beautifully detailed brambly red berry fruit, fennel, thyme and fynbos scents that blossom with aeration. The very detailed palate displays filigreed tannins, incredible focus and arresting purity through to the lightly spiced finish. This is one of the best from Sadie this vintage. Drink: 2021-2045. (Nov 2019)"

94 points Tim Atkin, MW: "Dry farmed on the schist soils of the Kasteelberg, this is the latest in a run of superb Cinsaults from Eben Sadie. The vines are between 40 and 50 years' old, producing a delicate yet energetic and intense wine with some whole bunch spices and structure, raspberry and red cherry fruit and lacy, detailed tannins. 2020-26."

93 points Wine Spectator: "[$75 list] This shows great purity to the flavors of raspberry, goji berry and rose, with bergamot and spice hints in the background. Silky and graceful, yet shows a slight grip from the tannins. The real support comes from mouthwatering acidity that links everything together, giving this energy and balance. Drink now through 2030. 416 cases made, 40 cases imported. (3/31/20)"
Product SKU 702965
Producer Sadie Family
Country South Africa
Region Western Cape
SubRegion Swartland
Varietal Other Red Wines
Vintage 2018
Size 750ml
Color Red
Blend Cinsault
ABV 13.0%
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