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Les Champs Libres (by Lafleur) 2018

RegionBordeaux
SubregionBordeaux
ColourWhite
TypeStill
Grape VarietySauvignon Blanc

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Bordeaux2018Les Champs Libres (by Lafleur)MG40510.00692 NM2456.66666666666792.0092.00Champs Libres (Lafleur)1.5
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Tasting Notes

The 2018 Les Champs Libres is pure Sauvignon Blanc as usual, picked on September 3, 5 and 6 and bottled in mid-June. It has a refined bouquet of honeysuckle, jasmine and hints of freshly squeezed lime. The palate is well defined with a fine saline tang and an underlying orange peel note on the finish. This does not quite deliver the persistence of previous vintages, but it will open in a couple of years.

92
Neal Martin, vinous.com, November 2019

Aromas of dried apples, lemon zest, green papaya, herbs and toasted almonds. It’s full-bodied with tangy acidity. Exciting citrus zest, stones and wild herbs on the long finish. This needs time to come around with such acid and phenolic tension. Try after 2023.

95
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, March 2021
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