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Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017 Wine Review

Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2019-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.6%

Sweetness: Medium

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Belle Glos

Agent: Andrew Peller Import Agency

More Vintages: 2016  2015  2014  2013  2011 

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Reviews and Ratings

Produced by Joseph J. Wagner, this is one of the four, single-vineyard Pinot Noirs produced by Wagner, this one from The Clark & Telephone Vineyard planted in 1972. The vineyard is about 20 kilometres from the Pacific ocean in the Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County AVA in California. It is a dry, medium-plus-bodied Pinot Noir with ripe black cherry, anise, chocolate, savoury herb and spicy flavours on the palate. Tannins are velvety. Nicely done! MINE: From Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County, California, Belle Glos' Clark & Telephone Vineyard 2016 is dark ruby in the glass with a pronounced nose of ripe dark raspberries, cherries, light herbs and sweet cake spice. ON the palate, more ripe dark cherries, licorice, mocha and sweet spice flavours. Just another lovely Pinot Noir produced by Joseph J. Wagner produces this Californian red wine made from Pinot Noir grapes. Joe Wagner produces four single-vineyard Pinot Noirs from four Californian appellations. Changes in sunlight hours, rain, climate, fog and elevations results in four distinct styles for the four vineyards: Dairyman, Las Alturas, Taylor Lane and Clark & Telephone which was planted in 1972. OTHER: Belle Glos makes a handful of single-vineyard Pinot Noirs in a decadently rich, full-bodied style. Clark & Telephone Vineyard was the first of these single-vineyard Pinots. The site, planted in 1972, is in a sunny, fog-cooled corner of Santa Maria Valley just 21 kilometres from the ocean. Expect ripe berry fruit, sweet spices and chocolaty notes wrapped in velvety tannins (Vintages Panel, updated). - Community Wine Reviews

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