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Gamble Sauvignon Blanc Heart Block 2017

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CWA

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $95.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Robb Report - Best Sauvignon Blancs of 2020
“Sauvignon has a longstanding place in Tom Gamble’s heart, born of tasting in France. This Heart Block, from a small plot of his vineyards, quite literally in the middle of Napa Valley is planted to Sauvignon Musque from the Loire Valley and a cutting from Bordeaux. It was aged for 18 to 20 months in French oak (50 percent new) and bottled unfiltered (boldly, in clear glass, celebrating its barest hint of haze). Tell-tale oak spice aromas underlie exuberant lemon blossom, tart lime zest, green melon, and Asian pear, all very slightly honeyed. On the palate, white peach unfolds with tons of concentrated citrus, from pink grapefruit and lemon to mandarin, lingering long on the finish.”
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Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Robb Report - Best Sauvignon Blancs of 2020
“Sauvignon has a longstanding place in Tom Gamble’s heart, born of tasting in France. This Heart Block, from a small plot of his vineyards, quite literally in the middle of Napa Valley is planted to Sauvignon Musque from the Loire Valley and a cutting from Bordeaux. It was aged for 18 to 20 months in French oak (50 percent new) and bottled unfiltered (boldly, in clear glass, celebrating its barest hint of haze). Tell-tale oak spice aromas underlie exuberant lemon blossom, tart lime zest, green melon, and Asian pear, all very slightly honeyed. On the palate, white peach unfolds with tons of concentrated citrus, from pink grapefruit and lemon to mandarin, lingering long on the finish.”



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Gamble Family Vineyards

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Napa Valley