Sean Thackrey

Sean Thackrey

Cassiopeia Wentzel Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010

Cork had signs of seepage and nose seemed varnishy at first. Wine itself had a bright, clear color and, as it opened, showed complexity of fruit and spices. Would readily drink again. — a month ago

Sean Minor

Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2017

An easy go-to Pinot Noir. Who wouldn’t enjoy this one? — a month ago

Ella Valley

Vineyard's Choice Red Blend 32/35 2012

Ella Valley Vineyards Vineyard's Choice 32/35 2012, Israel 95

Time for some
#Merlot on this #MerlotThursday. Here is a great Merlot blend from Israel.

Deep purple in color with a wide reddish rim.

Pretty nose of blackberries, sweet plums, dried figs, raisins, vanilla, cinnamon, sweet oak, spices, chocolates, black pepper, mocha, coffee, milk chocolates and tobacco.

Full bodied, bold and smooth, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, sweet cherries, raisins, vanilla, toasted cedar, licorice, cola, chocolates, earth, mocha, coffee and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a wonderful Red Blend from Israel. Showing great complexity and mouthfeel. Rich and extracted, yet elegant. Resembles a good quality Napa Bordeaux blend.

This 8 year old is peaking now and will be good in the next few years. I had it before, as a 5 year old, and this time it's so much better.

This is a big red wine, with teeth staining color. Needs 3 hours to open up properly and show the tannins.

Thank you Sean for sharing this wonderful wine with me. This is a delicious wine to have with friends.

Enjoyable by itself or with food. I paired it with a cheeses and light appetizers.

A blend of Merlot, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Aged for 17 months in oak barrels.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

95 points.

— 2 months ago

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Thackrey & Co

Pleiades XXVII Old Vine California Red Table Wine

This was a great start to the night. A bit of acid, white pepper on the nose. Generally crisp, bright, spice, acid, smoke and some hints of leather on the palate. A really smooth and light mouthfeel. — 3 days ago

Robin Gaffney
with Robin
Norman Gennaro

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Brent - what year was this? I thought Thackrey retired? Used to like his Orion wine.
Norman Gennaro

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Hope you are doing well!
Brett Francis

Brett Francis

It was non-vintage so I guess just the 27’th(?) that he made. Doing well here, but today on shelter-in-place (which of course is new for us all). Hope you’re doing well.

Sean Thackrey

Orion Old Vines Rossi Vineyard Native Syrah 2000

Tasting pour at Pre-Falltacular dinner in the OC. Classic Thackrey, but this bottle was showing just a bit tired. — a month ago

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Sean Minor

Four Bears Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Soft SB compared to NZ wines. Crisp & refreshing. Good value — 2 months ago

Sean Minor

Four Bears California Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Nice bold taste - cherry taste - bought at hy vee 12.99 — 3 months ago