Belle Glos Wines

Belle Glos showcases distinctive Pinot Noirs produced from California's most noteworthy coastal wine-growing regions. While each vineyard location lies near the Pacific Ocean, the climate differences are significant, varying with the amount of fog, wind, sunlight, and soil type at each site. Each Vineyard Designate is crafted to distill the purest essence of the locale into elegant expressions of California Pinot Noir. Owner/winemaker, Joe Wagner chose the name Belle Glos (pronounced "BELL GLOSS") to honor his grandmother, Lorna Belle Glos Wagner. Lorna was a co-founder of Caymus Vineyards, an inspirational figure to Joseph and an avid lover of Pinot Noir.

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Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2017
“Bright ruby red with fresh, vibrant aromas of wild blackberry, raspberry jam and cedar box accented by rich floral notes. This wine is juicy and generous on the palate with sweet cherry, field-ripened strawberry, cranberry and just-baked gingerbread. Perfectly balanced with bright acidity and a
Item Number: 31249
Bottle:$42.95
Case: $515.40
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Belle Glos 'Las Alturas' Pinot Noir 2016
“The Spanish term 'Las Alturas' means 'the heights', a fitting name for this vineyard located on one of the highest grape-growing benches in the Santa Lucia Highlands AVA. At this elevation, the sunny but very cool climate creates a wine bearing all the hallmarks of this coastal region: robust,
Item Number: 27453
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $599.40
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Belle Glos 'Dairyman' Pinot Noir 2016
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"Dark ruby red in color with satisfying aromas of boysenberry, dark cherry and mulberry alongwith delicate hints of baking spices, dill, cola, nutmeg and vanilla. On the palate, bold flavors ofcranberry, ripe plum, cherry and super-ripe strawberry are uplifted by gentle notes of cocoapowder and
Item Number: 27065
Bottle:$47.95
Case: $575.40
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Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2016 1.5L
"The color is a deep scarlet-red with lush aromas of blackberry bramble, nutmeg, and a hint of caramel. The wine is fresh and exuberant in the mouth with sumptuous strawberry jam, ripe black cherry, cranberry and warm gingerbread. It is perfectly balanced with refreshing acidity, velvety tannins and

Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2016
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"The color is a deep scarlet-red with lush aromas of blackberry bramble, nutmeg, and a hint of caramel. The wine is fresh and exuberant in the mouth with sumptuous strawberry jam, ripe black cherry, cranberry and warm gingerbread. It is perfectly balanced with refreshing acidity, velvety tannins and

Belle Glos 'Dairyman' Pinot Noir 2015
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92  "Delightfully rich and expressive, with tiers of dark blackberry, mocha, licorice and cherry. Broad and lingering on the deep and persistent finish."-WS  "Bright crimson red in color. Aromas of black cherry and ripe plums combine with subtle notes of dried herbs and smoke. The

Belle Glos 'Oeil de Perdrix' 'Rose' Pinot Noir Blanc 2016
"Oeil de Perdrix - French for "eye of the partridge" - is a traditional term for this wine's seductive, jewel-like color. To capture this shade along with the wine's crisp acidity and bold berry flavors, Belle Glos lightly presses the fresh Pinot Noir juice from whole clusters, then allows it a

Belle Glos 'Las Alturas' Pinot Noir 2015
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Dark-hued, rich and spicy, with an enticing core of mocha-laced blackberry, cherry, spice and floral scents. Ends as it begins, bold and rich. Drink now through 2026."-WS  "Belle Glos showcases distinctive Pinot Noirs produced from top growing areas along the California coast:

Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2015
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"The color is a deep scarlet-red with lush aromas of blackberry bramble, nutmeg, and hint of caramel. The wine is fresh and exuberant in the mouth with sumptuous strawberry jam, ripe black cherry, cranberry and warm gingerbread. It is perfectly balanced with refreshing acidity, velvety tannins and a

Belle Glos 'Oeil de Perdrix' 'Rose' Pinot Noir Blanc 2015
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"This is a bespoke rosé in that the Pinot Noir grapes were grown specifically with the intention of making a rosé wine. Pale pink with a copper hue, this wine has a classic “eye of the partridge” color. Citrus-driven aromas carry through to the palate. On entry, bright acidity and flavors of pink

Belle Glos 'Dairyman' Pinot Noir 2014
Winery Notes "Bright crimson red in color. Aromas of black cherry and ripe plums combine with subtle notes of dried herbs and smoke. The palate entry shows flavors of cranberry, fresh raspberry, and ripe cherry, complemented by hints of vanilla and baking spice. A balance of savory, cedar and cocoa

Belle Glos 'Las Alturas' Pinot Noir 2014
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"Complex red and black fruits unfold on the palate; blackberries, raspberries and warm cherry pie filling, with a wonderful dark chocolate characteristic. Cedary oak and soft vanilla undertones on the mid-palate further enhance the wine. The overall impression is rich and silky with a firm acidity,

Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2014
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Exhibits a broad, rich, plush array of flavors, with extracted blackberry, mocha and black tea notes. A potent Pinot that mimics Syrah, pushing to the edge of power and dimension without collapsing under its own weight. Drink now. 4,775 cases made."—J.L.

Belle Glos 'Oeil de Perdrix' 'Rose' Pinot Noir Blanc 2014
"Vibrant rose-salmon color. Rich, ripe strawberry and green apple aromas follow through in flavors that are further enlivened with cranberry and citrus zest notes. The full, lush mouthfeel is balanced by a brisk acidity and mineral elements, leading to a long-lasting finish." ~ Winery notes

Belle Glos 'Las Alturas' Pinot Noir 2013
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Spares no expense, with lavish smoky, black licorice–scented oak framing a rich core of dark berry, anise, boysenberry and savory herb notes. Full-blown and expressive through the persistent and mouthcoating finish. Drink now through 2024."~JL

Belle Glos 'Oeil de Perdrix' Pinot Noir Blanc 2013
"Vibrant rose-salmon color. Rich, ripe strawberry and green apple aromas follow through in flavors that are further enlivened with cranberry and citrus zest notes. The full, lush mouthfeel is balanced by a brisk acidity and mineral elements, leading to a long-lasting finish." ~ Winery notes

Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2013
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90" Presents a distinctive mix of raspberry and huckleberry flavors that border on jammy, shaded by smoky, toasty oak. Turns graceful and elegant, with supple, refined tannins and lingering flavors of herb and black olive. Drink now through 2023. "–JL

Belle Glos 'Dairyman' Pinot Noir 2013
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Exhibits a rich array of flavor and personality. Spicy, toasty anise and black licorice notes join cedary oak details, lending this a distinctive edge. Drink now through 2023."~JL  "The aromas are abundant with bright cherry, cranberry and brown spice, reminiscent of warm

Belle Glos 'Dairyman' Pinot Noir 2012
" The vineyard sites in the southern alluvial plains of Russian River Valley nearby the ocean, which results in cooling fog coming through the Petaluma Gap both in the morning and the evening, along with afternoon breezes, helping to soften the effects of the warm sun. The combination of the vigor

Belle Glos 'Dairyman' Pinot Noir 2011
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Dark in hue, rich and dense, this offers a potent mix of berry pie flavors that are lively, complex and well-oaked. Quite harmonious, with the fruit and creamy wood scents in sync. Drink now through 2022. 2,980 cases made."–JL

Belle Glos 'Oeil de Perdrix' Pinot Noir Blanc 2012
"Vibrant rose-salmon color. Rich, ripe strawberry and green apple aromas follow through in flavors that are further enlivened with cranberry and citrus zest notes. The full, lush mouthfeel is balanced by a brisk acidity and mineral elements, leading to a long-lasting finish." ~ Winery notes

Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2012
"Clark & Telephone Vineyard, located near the corner of Clark Avenue and Telephone Road in the Santa Maria Valley, is cooled by wind and fog that snakes in from the Pacific Ocean along a channel of the Santa Maria River.  Established in 1972, the Clark & Telephone Vineyard was planted “own root”

Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2011
"Established in 1972, the Clark & Telephone Vineyard was planted "own root" to the Martini clone. This heirloom clone of Pinot Noir was one of the first to grace the California coastlands and has become something of a lost treasure. The site offers pronounced flavors that are augmented by the

Belle Glos 'Oeil de Perdrix' Pinot Noir Blanc 2011
"Vibrant rose-salmon color. Rich, ripe strawberry and green apple aromas follow through in flavors that are further enlivened with cranberry and citrus zest notes. The full, lush mouthfeel is balanced by a brisk acidity and mineral elements, leading to a long-lasting finish." ~ Winery notes

Belle Glos 'Clark & Telephone' Pinot Noir 2010
  "Scarlet in color; bursting with aromas of cinnamon, caramel and hints of ginger-spiced tea. On the palate, the plush weight coats the mouth with more brown spice and sweet oak flavors, layered into the deep blueberry and strawberry base. The viscosity paired with the flavors and lively acidity