Sean Thackrey Pleiades XVII - Printable Version
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- VouvrayHead - 03-28-2010 10:39 PM
Very similar to the XVI: Fruit-forward, with definite Eucalyptus and baking spice notes. Walks a very cool tight-rope between big and elegant, California cool and rustic.
Very good, would have been great if I was drinking this back in Stinson.
- wondersofwine - 03-29-2010 12:19 PM
VH, do you know what grapes make up the blend?
- VouvrayHead - 03-29-2010 06:22 PM
There are a ton of different grapes in it. If I recall, it lists Sangiovese, syrah, viognier, roussanne, mourvedre and carignan "to name just a few."
It changes yearly as well.
To me it tastes like a slightly dirty Gigondas made in the Cotes de Nuit inside a eucalyptus grove.
- wondersofwine - 03-31-2010 01:14 PM
That's quite descriptive.
- andrawes76 - 03-31-2010 02:43 PM
That's a pretty cool description...
I like my wine a little on the dirty side...just like my _________________.
- winoweenie - 03-31-2010 06:24 PM