Sean Thackrey

Grapes Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Viognier, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Mourvèdre
Colour Red
Origin USA, California

The object of Pleiades Old Vines is to be delicious, delight the jaded, irritate the Wine Police, and go well with anything red wine goes well with. This edition is dominated by Pinot Noir along with Sangiovese, Viognier, Mourvèdre, Syrah and Petite Sirah to name but a few. Fragrant and voluptuous when first released, it will become far more subtle and complex with a year or two of bottle age, although such restraint might be too much to ask of most of us. Winemaker's notes (Dec 2021)

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Sean Thackrey

Since 1980, Sean Thackrey has been producing wines that are quite simply extraordinary wines that have developed a loyal, die-hard following - and rightfully so. not only for the incredible quality and complexity, but also for the relative value they present. Sean uses some unique winemaking techniques, often drawing from historic, sometimes ancient, winemaking practices from all over the world. Famously leaving the freshly picked bunches out, in open-topped bins, for a day and a night under the stars. He sources grapes from many locations throughout California, and makes all his wines in a very artisanal way at his small Bolinas winery. Self-taught, and with clear natural talent and flair, Sean is the antithesis of corporate wine-making so rife in this part of the wine world.

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