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Carr Vineyard & Winery
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Carr Vineyard & Winery
3563 Numancia Street #101
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
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Located in Old Town Santa Ynez, Carr Winery is the personal label of winemaker Ryan Carr. Enjoy the ambiance of a working winery while sipping on varietals sourced from local appellations. Central Coast microclimates offer a unique opportunity to produce a wide range of varietals. Ryan Carr is growing Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Grenache, Cabernet Franc and Syrah. Visit "the warehouse" tasting room, a climate controlled wine storage facility in downtown Santa Ynez. This working facility waxes bottles and crates wines in wood boxes for shipment. The facility has an open floor plan with couches for lounging, board games, artwork and live music on Friday Nights. Enjoy a tasting flight ($15), Cheese Plate ($15), and wines on tap. This location welcomes outside food, but it must be consumed away for the bar.
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For your Wine Adventure:
  • Santa Ynez AVA
    Santa Ynez AVA
  • Wine Maker
    Wine Maker
    Ryan Carr
  • PetsDog Friendly
  • Outdoor SeatingOutdoor Seating: 2
  • Indoor SeatingIndoor Seating: 29
  • 2015 375 ml
    This Sauvignon Blanc exhibits aromas of lemongrass and citrus zest that lead into flavors of white peach, nectarine, and pear on the palate. Small traces of honey suckle and green melon linger on the light finish of this wine and add to the light, yet complex mouth-feel. Pair with Cilantro and Lime Grilled Shrimp.
  • 2007 Cabernet Franc
    This Cabernet Franc is deep plum in color with aromas of blueberries, tobacco, dusty spice, dried herbs and dark chocolate. Velvety tannins have allowed this wine to age gracefully.
  • 2005 Cabernet Franc
    This Cabernet Franc has an aroma of fresh roasted coffee and a soft smooth mouth feel that has a hint of pepper on the finish.
  • 2006 Cabernet Franc
    This Cabernet Franc has aromatics of ripe blueberries, and allspice that segue to flavors of blackberries, dark chocolate and dried herbs. It is well-balanced wine with rich velvety tannins
  • 2014 Cabernet Franc
    Fresh cut poblano pepper and sweet raspberry aromas gracefully emanate from this 2014 Cabernet Franc from the Santa Ynez Valley. Essences of bold, black cherries and fresh cracked white pepper work harmoniously with the lengthy, herbal finish of this wine. Delightfully robust and vibrant, but still smooth and silky along the palate, this wine is one like no other. Pair with Spinach Artichoke Dip Stuffed Mushrooms.
  • 2014 Chaos
    This lively and complex Sauvignon Blanc yields aromas of light almond and cream, but tastes of stone fruits such as persimmon and apricot. This wine's vibrant edginess melts into a light, grassy finish
  • 2013 Chardonnay
    This French oak barrel fermented Chardonnay yields aromas of rich caramel and butterscotch while small hints of coconut linger in the background. Flavors of soft vanilla bean and light banana crème blend beautifully with more tart flavors of white peach, lemon blossom, and maple on the finish.
  • 2014 Cross Hatch Depth
    The co-fermentation of Cabernet Franc and Merlot yields contrasting flavors of soft baked plum, and vibrant, spicy earthiness of radish and root vegetables. The rich and velvet-like palate feel of the Merlot blends beautifully between the rugged and organic feel of the Cabernet Franc. This blend reveals its unique power mid palate, and gently winds down into a delicate and mellow finish. Pair with Moroccan Lemon and Cardamom Meatballs.
  • 2006 Grenache
    This Grenache is dark purple in color with aromas of plum, rhubarb pie and white pepper. Full bodied with a velvety mouth feel and flavors of black licorise.  It is a powerful, yet elegant finish.
  • 2007 Grenache
    This Grenache is a lush, mouth-filling wine with hints of crushed cherries, rhubarb pie, licorice and black pepper. Rich, ripe berries dominate the flavor profile with an elegant finish.
  • 2015 Late Harvest 375ml
    Aromas of crystallized honey comb and dried apricot introduce the palate of this full yet subtle dessert wine. Soft notes of honeysuckle and ripe nectarine lead into a decadently long finish of vanilla bean and perfectly ripe white peach. Pair with Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake.
  • 2004 Pinot Grigio
    This Pinot Grigio is golden in color and has flavors of caramel coated green apples and spiced tea.
  • 2006 Pinot Gris
    This Pinot Gris is a rich golden color and has flavors of green apples with intense caramel and honey notes.
  • 2015 Pinot Gris
    Ripe yellow apples and soft, unsweetened cream introduce the palate of this medium bodied white wine. Tender notes of tropical fruit intermingle wonderfully with aromas of white roses and green apple. A pleasant minerality follows through the wine ending with a luscious, citrus finish.
  • 2008 Pinot Gris
    This wine is golden in color and has flavors of caramel coated green apples and spiced tea as fresh and intense like the day they were picked.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    This wine exudes aromas of tart boysenberries, black raspberries, and red fruits while still expressing small traces of woody earth on the nose. Ripe raspberries add a lusciously balanced acidity to the mellow, tannic finish of vanilla and subtle spices. Pair with Oven-Roasted Kumquat Chicken.
  • 2003 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir has a dark cherry color with an earthy aroma that is followed by a round mouth feel and a soft delicate finish.
  • 2004 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir from Clos Pepe Vineyard is a very rich and complex wine. It has inviting aromatics of cherry, chocolate and oak spice.
  • 2005 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir from Clos Pepe Vineyard is a very rich and complex wine. It has inviting aromatics of cherry, chocolate and oak spice.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    This wine yields a deep, rich color and exhibits well-rounded aromas of baked and dried red fruits such as cherries and ripened raspberries. Initial flavors of tart red apples, subtle citrus, and berries transform into soothing herbal mouth-feel on this medium bodied wine, rolling into a smooth, silky, and delicate finish. Pair with Coffee Rubbed Duck Breast.
  • 2006 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir has notes of nutmeg, cloves, raspberry, mushrooms and spice. It is a lean, earthy wine with balanced acidity followed by a dusty, smooth finish.  Pair with Roast Pork.
  • 2007 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir is a bold, intensely rich wine with a beautiful bright ruby color. It has inviting aromatics of cinnamon spice, raspberries, rose petals and vanilla.
  • 2013 Pinot Noir
    In loving memory of Marie Robinson Carr. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the City of Hope to help win their fight against cancer.
  • 2015 Pinot Noir
    Aromas of dried cranberry and freshly turned soil gracefully lead onto the palate of this luscious Pinot Noir from the Sta. Rita Hills. Light hints of baked apple and blueberry intertwine with organic, wet earth flavors all throughout the lengthy finish of this single clone Pinot Noir. Pair with Warm Scallop Salad with Mushrooms and Zucchini.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir comes from the Yard Vineyard, which is the Northern most vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills. The nose has hints of dark fruit and the palate has flavors of dark cherry and cranberry. It has a mild acidity with great minerality and a soft delicate finish. Pair with Prosciutto, Apple, Brie Flatbread.
  • 2015 Pinot Noir
    This gentle yet complex Pinot Noir brings soft and fresh raspberry flavors onto the palate as well as hints of light strawberry and candied cherries. The delicacy of this wine is contrasted by a finish of full, dark plum and subtle tannins. Pair with Tarragon-Rubbed Salmon with Nectarine Salsa.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir is made up of Clone 114. It has a soft and delicate nose with hints of dark cherry. The palate has complex minerality and lively acidity balanced with flavors of raspberry and spice on the mid-palate with a long finish. Pair with Fennel Risotto with Crispy Lamb Sausage.
  • 2007 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir is a rich and complex wine with aromas of blackberries, dusty spice, mushrooms and clove. Lusciously round and full-bodied.  Pair with Smoky Ham with Red Pepper Jelly.
  • 2005 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir has flavors of cherry blossom and honeysuckle with an earthy depth and a dusty finish.
  • 2007 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir is a well balanced delicate wine with a lovely garnet color. Aromatics of spicy vanilla, lush black cherries and cola are followed by a soft, silky mouth feel.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    This stunning Pinot Noir starts by filling the glass with bold aromas of earth and dried cherries. This is followed by bright acidity and flavors of raspberries and black pepper that stick around for a lingering finish. Pair with Labneh Mint Olive Dip with Zaatar Pita Chips.
  • 2014 Pinot Noir
    This Sta. Rita Hills Pinot is made up of 100% clone 777. It is earthy and bright with flavors of black cherry, cola and mushrooms that are accentuated by its smooth acidity and medium tannins. Pair with Roasted Pork Shoulder.
  • 2004 Pinot Noir
    This Turner Pinot Noir is medium-bodied with aromas of red currants, and only a touch of spice. The wine has ripe stone fruit and berry flavors.
  • 2005 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir has a touch of spice with aromas of sweet cherries and red currants. It is a very elegant medium-bodied wine
  • 2006 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir has a delightful nose with aromas of cherry cola, vanilla, and black tea. Elegant concentration throughout with nice acidity and a long finish
  • 2007 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir is a medium-bodied wine with luscious aromas of caramel, butterscotch, and red currants are followed by rich tannins, silky textures and a spicy long finish.
  • 2007 Pinot Noir
    This Pinot Noir was made entirely from Clone 777 which created a deep, dark, rich fruit flavor. The wine has aromas of black cherries and ripe plums followed by rich, earthy flavors and a smooth finish.
  • Reserve
    Aromas of red plum and light clove linger around this full bodied, reserve selection of Carr Cabernet Franc. Hints of raspberry and blackberry fill the initial palate leading into a robust and lengthy finish of cedar and nutmeg. This wine is hand-crafted from the four best barrels of the vintage and aged 32 months in French Oak, yielding a soft, gentle elegance and overall mouth-feel. Pair with Chili-Braised Beef.
  • 2016 Rosé
    This refreshing dry rosé exudes aromas of sweet citrus and peach blossom. Delicate notes of pink lemonade and cool fresh raspberry linger throughout the vibrant, lengthy finish. Pair with Thai Quinoa Salad.
  • 2006 Sangiovese
    This Sangiovese is a medium bodied wine with flavors of black cherry and chai spice.  It has a great tannin structure with dark berry flavors and an earthy mid-palate.
  • 2014 Sangiovese
    This Sangiovese exudes aromas of freshly baked plums and black raspberries with mild undertones of organic earth on the nose. Bold red fruits and spice hit on the initial palate, while delicately finishing with fresh raspberries and subtle hints of sun dried Italian herbs. Pair with Carr's Honey Balsamic Chicken with Roast Vegetables.
  • 2005 Sangiovese
    This Sangiovese is a medium bodied wine with seductive flavors of cherry and spice with rich tannins and silky textures.
  • 2011 Sangiovese 375ml
    This Sangiovese has aromas of clove, rhubarb and slight earthy mushroom notes. Flavors of licorice, black currant, and wonderfully balanced acidity. Pair with Eggplant Involtini.
  • 2015 Sauvignon Blanc
    This Sauvignon Blanc exhibits aromas of lemongrass and citrus zest that lead into flavors of white peach, nectarine, and pear on the palate. Small traces of honey suckle and green melon linger on the light finish of this wine and add to the light, yet complex mouth-feel. Pair with Cilanto and Lime Grilled Shrimp.
  • 2016 Sauvignon Blanc
    With fruit from two vineyards in Santa Ynez, this wine is full of crisp flavors of lime zest and green apple blossom that ease into a bright mid-palate of lemon and soft florals. It gracefully finishes with notes of light, yellow grass and fresh pears.
  • 2014 Syrah
    This mouthwatering Syrah comes from the steep slopes of the Tierra Alta Vineyard in Ballard Canyon. Delicate flavors of dark plum and blueberry glide across the initial palate with rugged notes of dried, organic earth and root spice all along the lengthy, memorable finish. Pair with Burgundy Pepper Lamb Tips with Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts.
  • 2014 Syrah
    Flavors of baked blueberries and rhubarb pie compliment hints of black pepper and nutmeg. Gentle touches of vanilla macaron and baking spices carry out thorough the long and delightful finish of this wine. Pair with Vegan Chocolate Donuts with Blueberry Glaze.
  • 2005 Syrah
    This Syrah is a complex, full bodied Syrah with aromas of wild berries followed by a juicy mouth feel reminiscent of blackberry jam.
  • 2014 Syrah
    Aromas of strawberry and pine lead into a full palate of dried cranberries and cracked white pepper. A subtle earthiness lingers into the finish, accompanied by hints of ranier cherries. Pair with Cappuccino Pot Roast.