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N.V. Sean Thackrey Pleiades XIX Old Vines

Red Blend

  • USA
  • California
Drink between 2010 - 2016 (Edit)
CT89.9 40 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 25

  • askoje wrote: 91 points

    May 21, 2020 - A few minutes in the glass; strawberries and mint are the main components on the nose, and something else that I’ve never tasted before so I can’t really explain it. Such an interesting and different wine. It’s rather unique and wild but at the same time elegant. Starts of with more power than I expected on the palate. Fruit driven but not jammy, still very much alive and serves a long and medium dry finish. Tannins are smooth and there’s no alcohol to notice. This was an absolute outstanding surprise of a wine that I thought was over the top. It might have been even more lively some years ago, but this was far from too old. Different in the best meaning of the word

  • LWI wrote: 93 points

    November 29, 2019 - Dinner with friends: Blind. Vry good red berry fruit, some jam, elegant, raspberries; wonderful finish, some umami, lacks some punch.

  • gr8penut Likes this wine: 88 points

    September 24, 2018 - Over the hill, but still unique.

  • Shiaxonna wrote: 92 points

    December 12, 2017 - Consistant with last tasting. Very good.

  • Italiana Likes this wine:

    July 23, 2016 - Last bottle. And I must say--it was super! Lovely, fairly clear red. Alluring aromas. Great mouthfeel. Good lush fruit balanced with nice acidity and integrated tannins. Must rush to buy the current release, which is incredibly at the same price point as this one from seven years ago. Good to drink with or without food, and lasted very well into the second day.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type Red
  • Producer Sean Thackrey
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Pleiades XIX Old Vines
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation California

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 113 (26%)
  • Consumed 317 (74%)

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