The “grand cru” of Sancerre red wines. ‘Belle Dame’ is cherished for its pure flint soils, which gives Pinot Noir here a refinement and a spice that is captivating.
“The ‘Belle Dame’ is queen and perhaps the most impressive wine of a remarkable estate.”—The Wine Advocate
100% Pinot Noir
A single-vineyard wine from pure flint (silex) soils
In the glass, it displays a medium ruby with hints of pink and garnet at the rim, with an aromatic profile that’ll start your head spinning: red and black raspberries, bing cherries, currants, lavender, orange zest, rose petals, underbrush, baking spices, and a touch of black pepper fill the air and carry over to a medium-plus-bodied palate with a touch of kirsch-like sappiness to the fruit component.