FEATURED IN THIS WEEK'S PinotFile, VOL 10 ISSUE 3

Winemaker Jamie Kutch is a thinker and innovator, not someone who follows the norm. He never stops pushing the envelope. His 2013 Pinot Noirs are compelling and transparent wines that reflect his attitude.


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WINES REVIEWED IN THE CURRENT ISSUE OF PINOTFILE
NV Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Blancs Carneros Sparkling Wine NV Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs Carneros Sparkling Wine NV Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut Carneros Sparkling Wine NV Gloria Ferrer VA DE VI Carneros Sparkling Wine NV Smith-Madrone Spring Mountain District Napa Valley Riesling 2013 Kutch Wines Sans Soufre Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013 Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Lot #23 Carneros Pinot Noir 2013 Ransom Jigsaw Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2013 Birichino Saint Georges Central Coast Pinot Noir 2013 Briceland Vineyards Spirit Canyon Vineyard Mendocino County Arneis 2013 Briceland Vineyards Humboldt County Chardonnay 2013 Truchard Carneros Napa Valley Chardonnay 2013 Briceland Vineyards Humboldt County Pinot Noir 2013 Big Table Farm Wirtz Vineyard Willamette Valley Pinot Gris 2013 Turtle Vines Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2013 Briceland Vineyards Phelps Vineyard Humboldt County Pinot Noir 2013 Sante Arcangeli Split Rail Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2013 Sonoma-Loeb Envoy Carneros Chardonnay 2013 Kutch Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013 Sonoma-Loeb Dutton Ranch Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2013 Waxwing Lester Family Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2013 Waxwing Spring Hill Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013 Ken Wright Shea Vineyard Yamhill-Carlton Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2013 Kutch Bohan Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013 Kutch Falstaff Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013 Kutch McDougall Ranch Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013 Privé Vineyard le nord Chehalem Mountains Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2013 Privé le sud Chehalem Mountains Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Gloria Ferrer Carneros Chardonnay 2012 MacRostie Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2012 Ransom Selection Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 DANCIN Vineyards “Chastinelle Reserve” Southern Oregon Chardonnay 2012 Dolin Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 MacRostie Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Smith-Madrone Spring Mountain District Napa Valley Chardonnay 2012 Birichino Lilo Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2012 DANCIN Vineyards “Élevé” Barrel Select Southern Oregon Pinot Noir 2012 DANCIN Vineyards “Trata” Southern Oregon Pinot Noir 2012 MacRostie Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Conarium Madeline’s Cuvée Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lange Estate Reserve Dundee Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lange Three Hills Cuvée Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 MacRostie Wildcat Mountain Vineyard Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2012 Press Cellars Bacigalupi Vineyard Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Dutton Estate Karmen Isabella-Dutton Ranch Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Wonderment Campbell’s Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 MacRostie Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Willowbrook Estate Grown Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Willowbrook Kaufmann Sunnyslope Vineyard Sonoma Mountain Pinot Noir 2012 MacRostie Dutton Ranch Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 MacRostie Sangiacomo Vineyard Carneros Chardonnay 2012 Dolin Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Dolin Solomon Hills Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Dolin Talley Rincon Vineyard Arroyo Grande Pinot Noir 2012 Domaine de la Côte Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 Screen Door Cellars Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Alexana Revana Vineyard Dundee Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Black Kite Cellars “Kite’s Rest” Anderson Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Black Kite Cellars Glass House Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 En Garde Olivet Court Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 En Garde Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 MacRostie Wildcat Mountain Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Skewis Lingenfelder Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Skewis Salzgeber-Chan Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Skewis Wiley Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Wonderment Dr. Stan’s Vineyard Carneros Pinot Noir 2012 En Garde Starkey Hill Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 MacRostie Goldrock Ridge Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Rhys Family Farm Vineyard San Mateo County Pinot Noir 2012 Black Kite Cellars “Redwoods’ Edge” Anderson Valley Pinot Noir 2012 En Garde Russian River Valley Reserve Pinot Noir 2012 Bryter Estates Tre Sette Gap’s Crown Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Twomey Cellars Monument Tree Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2012 COBB Rice-Spivak Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Domaine de la Côte Bloom’s Field Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 Lange Yamhill-Carlton Assemblage Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Alexana Signature Dundee Hills Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Pisoni Estate Pisoni Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Rhys Home Vineyard San Mateo County Pinot Noir 2012 COBB Coastlands Vineyard Old Firs Block Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 MacPhail Mardikian Estate Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Beaux Frères The Beaux Frères Vineyard Ribbon Ridge Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Domaine de la Côte La Côte Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 Soliste Barrique 9 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Clos Saron Home Vineyard Sierra Foothills Pinot Noir 2011 Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay 2011 Clos Saron Home Vineyard Lower Block Sierra Foothills Pinot Noir 2011 Clos Saron Home Vineyard Old Block Sierra Foothills Pinot Noir 2007 Clos Saron Home Vineyard Sierra Foothills Pinot Noir 2006 Clos Saron Home Vineyard Sierra Foothills Pinot Noir 2005 Clos Saron Home Vineyard Sierra Foothills Pinot Noir