JEB DUNNUCK: "All Sauvignon Blanc, the 2022 Les Champs Libres Blanc is straight-up brilliant, and I'd easily put this in the top handful of whites in the vintage (and I'd say that for many vintages today as well). Honeyed flowers, minty herbs, crushed stone, and citrus all define the aromatics, and it's medium to full-bodied, wth a beautifully layered, seamless mouthfeel, high acidity, and a distinct salinity on the finish that keeps you coming back to the glass. This is a masterclass in world class Sauvignon Blanc that readers shouldn't miss if given the chance."
FALSTAFF: "Helles Grüngelb, silberfarbene Reflexe. Frische weiße Nuancen von Pfirsich, Blüten, ein Hauch von Ananas und Litschi, zarter Blütenhonig. Elegant, finessenreiche Struktur, feine gelbe Frucht, bleibt sehr gut haften, verfügt über Eleganz und Reifepotenzial, ein delikater, profunder Speisenbegleiter."
THE WINE CELLAR INSIDER: "Fresh, yellow citrus, white peach, mint, Granny Smith apples, honeysuckle and white peaches create the perfume and the vivid, creamy fruit presence on the palate. The wine is produced from 100% Sauvignon Blanc, picked September 9 - September 11. 14% ABV, 3.01 pH. Drink from 2025-2036."
JAMES SUCKLING: "A complex and soulful white with sliced apple and pear. Lime, too. Medium- to full-bodied, solid and layered. White pepper and chalk. 100% sauvignon blanc."
THE WINE ADVOCATE: "Made of 100% Sauvignon Blanc, the Les Champs Libres 2022 Blanc reveals aromas of verbena, lemon oil, kumquat, jasmine, spring flowers and menthol. Medium to full-bodied, fleshy and incisive, it’s built around bright, racy acids and has an ultra-refined texture along with a resonant, perfumed finish. This gorgeous Les Champs Libres represents the essence of what can be produced with grapes coming from a great limestone terroir that also benefit from the impressive expertise of the Guinaudeau family."
WEINWISSER: "100 % Sauvignon Blanc. Erhabenes burgundisches Bouquet, weiße Mandel, Pampelmuse, Mandarinenzeste, kraftvoll und mineralisch. Am mittleren Gaumen mit pfeffrigem Extrakt und vibrierender feinnerviger Rasse. Im gebündelten aromatischen Finale erkalteter Grüntee, Grapefruitzeste und helle Mineralik. 2024 – 2035."
LISA PERROTTI-BROWN: „Les Champs Libres 2022 is 100% Sauvignon Blanc. It features fragrant notes of gooseberries, lime leaves, and lemongrass, plus touches of sea spray, jasmine, and wild thyme. The light to medium-bodied palate is so light on its feet, with a refreshing backbone and zesty layers, finishing long and minerally."
JANCIS ROBINSON: "Lively white peach and citrus aromas. Long, linear and very focused. Plenty of freshness, too. Atypical but one of the best dry whites this year."