The 2016 Carr Pinot Noir from the Yard Vineyard is one of our favorite red wines this season. It has a lovely, bright acidity and a fruity, earthy flavor that is perfect for a warm summer evening. We have paired up with local Private Chef Robin Goldstein to bring you this delicious tomato pie from her cookbook, Simply Delicious Wine Country Recipes. Like what you see? You can pick up a copy at either Carr location. Cheers!
This 2016 Whole Cluster Pinot Noir yields a beautiful deep, rich color, with inviting aromas of ripe cherries and pink roses. Initial flavors of pomegranate blend with a velvety mouth-feel on this medium bodied wine, rolling into a silky and delicate finish of dark chocolate raspberries. We recommend starting an evening off with this wine, which is why we’ve paired it this baked brie hors d’oeuvre!
The 2016 Carr Pinot Noir, Pommard is a single-clone Pinot Noir from the Yard Vineyard in Sta. Rita Hills. With flavors of vanilla cola, ripe cranberry, and black pepper this is an truly unique and delicious Pinot Noir. With a long lasting finish that just won’t quit, this wine deserves to be paired with foods that has flavors that are just as bold to compliment it. Try it with these Greek salad-style flatbreads for a fun and tasty experience!
Bright fruit and gentle earth notes make this 2016 Carr Pinot Noir from the Yard Vineyard a perfect sipping Pinot. While it is an excellent stand-alone wine, it is always fun to jazz up a great wine with a fancy (yet easy!) meal. Try this Pinot with this light and flavorful pasta dish for a lovely spring evening!
With daylight savings time around the corner and each evening giving us a little extra sunlight, this is the perfect time of year to dust off the grill and start spending more time outdoors. Try grilling up some salmon topped with zingy nectarine salsa, while enjoying a glass of 2015 Carr Pinot Noir from the Yard Vineyard.