Belle Glos

Clark & Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir

9.2503 ratings
8.824 pro ratings
Santa Maria Valley, Central Coast, California, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
JJ Lumia

Smells like Pinot, looks like Cab, but finishes more like Zin. Strawberry, chocolate and loads of Christmas spice. Jammy and hits the palate like a brick. Is it good? Yes. But it lacks focus. That has to be taken into account.

Smells like Pinot, looks like Cab, but finishes more like Zin. Strawberry, chocolate and loads of Christmas spice. Jammy and hits the palate like a brick. Is it good? Yes. But it lacks focus. That has to be taken into account.

13 people found it helpfulJun 22nd, 2015
Charlie Beatty

Buyer wineworksonline.com

10

I think the 2013 will be the Best Yet from Belle Glos! It needed a little time to open up, But is is a Beauty! Loaded with Fruit, great Balance and Acidity. This is a Winner! I give this a 96 + Rating. It will not disappoint anyone. It's 6pk time here.. Bravo! CB

I think the 2013 will be the Best Yet from Belle Glos! It needed a little time to open up, But is is a Beauty! Loaded with Fruit, great Balance and Acidity. This is a Winner! I give this a 96 + Rating. It will not disappoint anyone. It's 6pk time here.. Bravo! CB

8 people found it helpfulAug 17th, 2014
Charlie Beatty

Buyer wineworksonline.com

9.7

New vintage, better than 2012.. This 2013 is very good but needs time to settle down. Delicious!

New vintage, better than 2012.. This 2013 is very good but needs time to settle down. Delicious!

7 people found it helpfulJun 9th, 2014
Charles Gibbs

I think it's time for me to move on from over extracted PN. Not that I was ever there. I truely wonder what would happen to sales if they quit dipping the bottle like Maker's Mark?

I think it's time for me to move on from over extracted PN. Not that I was ever there. I truely wonder what would happen to sales if they quit dipping the bottle like Maker's Mark?

4 people found it helpfulDec 22nd, 2014
Cory Fierro

BEAUTIFUL color on this wine, just stunning.

The nose gives off delicate red and pink flower notes, along with cola, cedarwood and white chocolate.

This is one of the prettiest wines I've ever tasted. Pure velvet luxury on the palate with candied red cherry and balanced acidity.

Compared to the Belle Glos Dairyman pinot noir I had last month this was a good deal better. Now onto Las Alturas!

BEAUTIFUL color on this wine, just stunning.

The nose gives off delicate red and pink flower notes, along with cola, cedarwood and white chocolate.

This is one of the prettiest wines I've ever tasted. Pure velvet luxury on the palate with candied red cherry and balanced acidity.

Compared to the Belle Glos Dairyman pinot noir I had last month this was a good deal better. Now onto Las Alturas!

2 people found it helpfulMay 14th, 2015
Jeff Heck

Smooth easy to drink, great nose

Smooth easy to drink, great nose

2 people found it helpfulDec 7th, 2014
David L

Haven’t had it in years. No balance. Below average bottle of wine.

Haven’t had it in years. No balance. Below average bottle of wine.

1 person found it helpfulApr 9th, 2018
Eric Hwang

So extracted! Is this a Pinot or a Petite Sirah? Started out with aromas of ripe cherries, but after a few minutes, it starts smelling like stewed prunes. Not for me since I don't think a Pinot should ever be this heavy. Flabby for a Pinot too. Disappointing.

So extracted! Is this a Pinot or a Petite Sirah? Started out with aromas of ripe cherries, but after a few minutes, it starts smelling like stewed prunes. Not for me since I don't think a Pinot should ever be this heavy. Flabby for a Pinot too. Disappointing.

1 person found it helpfulJun 12th, 2015
R. Addison Wehrfritz

Untraditionally ripe, juicy, high heat Pinot Noir.

Untraditionally ripe, juicy, high heat Pinot Noir.

Dec 25th, 2015
Ron R
9.0

Don't need to say too much about this. Year in year out, so consistent. Very exotic, as always. Complex with an extended, textured finish. Well behaved.

Don't need to say too much about this. Year in year out, so consistent. Very exotic, as always. Complex with an extended, textured finish. Well behaved.

Jun 17th, 2015