New Wine! Sean Thackrey ‘La Pleïade #1′ California White Blend
From consummate red blend wine-maker Sean Thackrey comes a newly crafted white. Sean’s first white, release #1, and made to complement the Pleiades red, in it’s twenty-third release.
NV Sean Thackrey ‘La Pleïade #1′ California White Blend
One may well ask “What took him so long?” That question was recently input (via punch card) to the world’s most powerful supercomputer, the ST3000, and was met simply with “does not compute.” Go figure.
We can tell you that Thackrey fusses over blends and varieties to the nth degree, so that takes some time.
We don’t know the amounts, but varietals include viognier, marsanne, rousanne and a couple other whites. Viognier does dominate the nose.
Floral/tropical bouquet: Passion fruit, white peach, mango, white flowers. A fruit-driven effort, with a medium body and enough graphite and mineral to keep it dry and refreshing. Plenty enough acidity, to both be a good food wine as well as an excellent aperitif.