MSH Cellars Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay - 6 Pack
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3 MSH Cellars 2009 Chardonnay
3 MSH Cellars 2009 Sauvignon Blanc
I’m drinking some of the Sauvignon Blanc right now, it’s great.
I enjoyed the Chardonnay, good for the price. Haven’t had a chance to try the Sauvignon Blanc, I’m not all that into the fairer of the shades in general. Still tempted… The Oakville plot is a beautiful vineyard and produces a delectable Cabernet Sauvignon, the only other Gamble I’ve tried. I generally enjoyed the feel of the place.
Winery website: http://www.gamblefamilyvineyards.com/
AN INTERESTING BIT I FOUND ON WINE GLOBE:
Owner Tom Gamble has always been of “one mind” about his mission to “produce wines that are true to the vineyards true to the source.” First called Orign-Napa (changed to Source-Napa in 2005 after a trademark dispute), the winery is among only an handful of California producers focused on raising the image of Sauvignon Blanc through better site selection and limited yields creating wines with more intensity, integrity and complexity.
Source - Napa showcases two Sauvignon Blancs named Gamble Vineyards and Heart Block. Both these Sauvignon Blancs feature estate-grown fruit from Tom Gamble’s home vineyards - and both are considered among the finest Sauvignon Blancs coming from Napa Valley. No less a palate than Robert Park wrote of Gamble Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc “one of the best Sauvignon Blancs I’ve ever tasted…dazzling stuff.”
The three red Source-Napa Estate wines consist of one 100% Cabernet Sauvignon (“Family Home”) and two red Meritage (“Heritage Sites” and “Paramount”). According to Tome Gamble, the grapes from the 3.5 acres of vineyards in Oakville demand a single vineyard wine be made from them - they are that concentrated and packed with flavor.
Both “Heritage Sites” and “Paramount” Red Wines have a great percentage of Merlot than Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. “Heritage Sites” is a comprehensive and balanced expression of the Napa Valley appellation, while “Paramount” is exemplary of Napa at its finest. Source-Napa’s premier red wine is a bold blend of fruit from several distinguished Estate vineyards. These sites were chosen because they historically produce exceptional grapes, all unique and expressive of their particular place within the Valley.
Remaining true to the “source,” Source-Napa is working towards having all its vineyards and wines Certified Organic before 2010. Tom Gamble states, " our history and our wines are rooted in the ‘dirt’ of Napa. I will continue to make wines that are the best expression of what Napa has to offer, and to ensure that the rich legacy will pass on to my children, and their children."
I’m not sure how likely it is that we’ll have Tom Gamble’s input this time around though I’m curious if anyone happens to know where the Chardonnay fruit comes from. I don’t believe it’s estate grown… am I wrong?
anyone have any experience with these?
We picked up two last time and just picked up two more again. For the price, you won’t be disappointed and for the quality of the juice, you can’t go wrong. If three were an option, I would have gone that direction. Enjoy and push that stupid large gold button. Cheers!
Happy Birthday to Ty Caton!!!
I went in for one. I need something different in my wine cellar.
I did NOT like the Sauvignon Blanc at all. It was like drinking straight grapefruit juice.
I wasn’t a big fan of the Chardonnay either, but I couldn’t pinpoint why. I may have just done a poor food pairing that ruined it for me.
I went in for one. Although I have alot of white at the moment. Need some more reds today.
If you like un-oaked Chard and a decent Sauv Blanc, I would reccommend these… my mother loves dry whites and was pleased with both of these even though she’s a Pinot Grigio fanatic.