FEATURED IN THIS WEEK'S PinotFile, VOL 9 ISSUE 43

Many superb California wines are reviewed in this issue that includes over 150 tasting notes. The Bacigalupi family's winegrowing history is also detailed.
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WINES REVIEWED IN THE CURRENT ISSUE OF PINOTFILE
2013 Bonny Doon Vineyard Central Coast Vin Gris De Cigare 2013 Sinor-LaVallee San Luis Obispo Pinot Gris 2013 Brooks Note North Coast Rosé of Pinot Noir 2013 Lynmar Estate Russian River Valley Rosé of Pinot Noir 2013 CrossBarn by Paul Hobbs Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2013 Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Selection Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Inman Family Winery Endless Crush Russian River Valley Rosé of Pinot Noir 2013 Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Selection Rosé of Pinot Noir 2012 Dunstan Durell Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Soliste Nouveau Monde Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Walt Clos Pepe Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 Walt Gap’s Crown Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Pennywise California Pinot Noir 2012 Margerum Sybarite Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara Sauvignon Blanc 2012 J. Lohr Estates Falcon’s Perch Monterey County Pinot Noir 2012 Talbott Kali-Hart Estate Grown Monterey Chardonnay 2012 Talbott Kali Hart Estate Grown Monterey Pinot Noir 2012 Dunstan Durell Vineyard Sonoma Coast Rosé of Pinot Noir 2012 J. Lohr Arroyo Vista Arroyo Seco Monterey Chardonnay 2012 J. Lohr Highlands Bench Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay 2012 J. Lohr October Night Arroyo Seco Chardonnay 2012 Stemmler Carneros Pinot Noir 2012 Talbott Logan Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Estate Grown Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Sequoia Grove Napa Valley Chardonnay 2012 Sinor-LaVallee San Luis Obispo County Syrah 2012 Byron Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Sinor-LaVallee San Luis Obispo County Pinot Noir 2012 Migration Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Peter Paul Wines Gravenstein Highway Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Selection Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Hahn SLH Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Inman Family Winery Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 J. Lohr Fog’s Reach Arroyo Seco Monterey Pinot Noir 2012 Manzoni Home Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Martin Ray Reserve Green Valley of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Martin Ray Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Brooks Note Marin County Pinot Noir 2012 Byron Nielson Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Ernest Vineyards The Engineer Romanini Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Mansfield-Dunne Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 brick & mortar Napa Valley Chardonnay 2012 Migration Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Valerie’s Vineyard One Acre Carneros Pinot Noir 2012 La Crema Los Carneros Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Martin Ray Reserve Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2012 Peter Paul Wines Mill Station Road Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Ram’s Gate Carneros Pinot Noir 2012 Senses Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Scribe Winery VI. The Hunter Carneros Pinot Noir 2012 Sinor-LaVallee Talley-Rincon Vineyard Arroyo Grande Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Walt La Brisa Sonoma County Pinot Noir 2012 Shane La Reine Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Shane The Charm Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Talbott Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Estate Grown Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay 2012 Talbott Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Estate Grown Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Brooks Note Weir Vineyard Yorkville Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Dragonette Cellars Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 Stemmler Estate Vineyard Carneros Pinot Noir 2012 Stemmler Nugent Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Stemmler Winside Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot 2012 Dunstan Durell Vineyard Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2012 Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Selection Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Gary Farrell Westside Farms Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Comptche Ridge Vineyards Mendocino County Pinot Noir 2012 Ernest Vineyards The Wrangler Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Mansfield-Dunne Peterson Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Three Sticks Origin Durell Vineyard Sonoma Valley Chardonnay 2012 Banshee Marine Layer Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Sinor-LaVallee Anniversary Cuvée San Luis Obispo County Pinot Noir 2012 Three Sticks “One Sky” Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay 2012 Twomey Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Walt Dutton Ranch Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Castalia Rochioli Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Fog Crest Vineyard Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Gary Farrell Durell Vineyard Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Gary Farrell Hallberg Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Quail Hill Vineyard Old Wente Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Lynmar Estate Quail Hill Vineyard Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Lynmar Estate Susanna’s Vineyard Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Migration Dierberg Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay 2012 Migration Searby Vineyard Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Inman Family Winery Russian River Valley Endless Crush Sparkling Brut Rosé 2012 Dutton Goldfield Azaya Ranch Vineyard Marin County Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Freestone Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Quail Hill Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Ram’s Gate Glass House Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Gary Farrell Hallberg Vineyard 777 Oak Tank Fermented 17% Whole Cluster Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Littorai Platt Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Walt Rita’s Crown Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 Walt Sierra Mar Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Ram’s Gate Sangiocomo Vineyards Roberts Road Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Gary Farrell Rochioli Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Littorai The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Jenkins Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Kanzler Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate La Serenité Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2012 Lynmar Estate Monastery Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Old Vines Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Quail Hill Vineyard Bliss Block Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Quail Hill Vineyard Block 10 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Quail Hill Vineyard Lynn’s Blend Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Quail Hill Vineyard Summit Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Terra De Promissio Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne 4-Barrel California Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Cohn Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Gap’s Crown Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Garys’ Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Giusti Ranch Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Kanzler Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Keefer Ranch Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Koplen Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Pisoni Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Kosta Browne Rosella’s Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2012 Gypsy Canyon Trois Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 Lynmar Estate Five Sisters Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2012 Gypsy Canyon The Collector’s Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2011 Inman Family Winery Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Senders Las Brisas Vineyard Carneros Pinot Noir 2011 Evening Land Spanish Springs Vineyard Edna Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Pellegrini Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Wild Ridge Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Gallegos Boekenoogen Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2011 Peter Paul Wines Trenton Road Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011 brick & mortar Napa Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Dunstan Durell Vineyard Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2011 Comptche Ridge Vineyards Mendocino County Pinot Noir 2011 Dunstan Durell Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Inman Family Winery Olivet Grange Vineyard (OGV) Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Inman Family Winery Thorn Ridge Ranch Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Cobb Rice-Spivak Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Cobb Emmaline Ann Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Soliste L’Espérance Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Soliste Nouveau Monde Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Cobb Coastlands Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Soliste Forét Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Hanzell Sonoma Valley Pinot Noir 2011 Soliste L’Ambroise Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2011 Gypsy Canyon Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2010 McHenry Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2010 Soliste L’Age D’Or Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2010 Inman Family Winery Olivet Grange Vineyard (OGV) Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2009 Inman Family Winery Olivet Grange Vineyard (OGV) Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir